History of Arab medicine
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Published by printed by Bouheiry Brothers in Beirut .
Written in English


  • Medicine, Arab -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementSami I. Haddad.
SeriesComplete works / Sami I. Haddad
LC ClassificationsR143 H34 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19696747M

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Jun 28,  · • The Father of Arabicic Medicine - Al Razi (rhazes) • Arabic Medicine - Ibn Sina, the Great Polymath • Al Kindi - The Documenter of Islamic Medicine • Ibn Al Nafis and the Respiratory System • Serapion, a Syriac Christian, wrote a detailed treatise about pharmacology in the 9th Century, • Al Tabari, ( - ) wrote a book known as 'The Paradise of Wisdom,' in , which was based . May 01,  · The final phase of the development of Arab medicine started in the 12 th century when European scholars studied Arab works and translated them into Latin (Saad et al., ).Cited by: Apr 15,  · The first third of the book covers the early period that is considered the "classical" history of medicine. The remainder describes the evolution of modern medicine and surgery up to the present. The final chapter is a history of medical economics and explains the origin of health insurance, HMOs and medical malpractice lawsuits, subjects explained nowhere else in the medical school curriculum/5(13). In the 7th century, Arab and Persian scholars began translating medical texts from Greek, Syriac, Sanskrit and Pahlavi into Arabic, and from Arabic into Latin, .

Edward Said is one of the most famous Arab intellectuals in the Western world. He wrote a book in the late s called Orientalism   that laid the foundation of the critique of Western approaches to the Middle East. But actually, I think that this book, although less intellectually challenging, is very important as well. Persian polymath Avicenna has also been called the "father of medicine". He wrote The Canon of Medicine which became a standard medical text at many medieval European universities, considered one of the most famous books in the history of medicine. The leading Arab philosophers— Avicenna, Averroës, and Maimonides —were all great physicians. The latter, a Jew who wrote his philosophical works in Arabic, served as personal doctor to Saladin, the chivalrous twelfth-century rival of Richard the Lionheart. Nov 09,  · Medicine was important in the medieval Islamic world. Doctors and scholars wrote extensively on the topic and made significant discoveries about medicine and healing.

This medicine was developed during the Golden Age of Arab-Islamic civilization, which spanned from the seventh to fifteenth century and extended from Spain to Central Asia and India. Medicine, and can be found together in the classical books of Ibn al-Qayyim Aljouzi (8th Century AD), Abu Nu’aim (5th Century AD), Abu Abd-Allah al-Dhahbi (8th Century AD), and Abu Bakar Ibn al-Sani (4th century AD). In light of this, tomsseweranddrainserviceoh.com is glad to present this book, whose contents are based. In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine is the science of medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and written in Arabic, the lingua franca of Islamic civilization. Islamic medicine preserved, systematized and developed the medical knowledge of classical antiquity, including the major traditions of Hippocrates, Galen and Dioscorides. Greek science became the basis for the development of Arabic medicine. The early theoretical basis of Islamic medicine drew on the Greek and Roman theory of humors, attributed to Hippocrates.