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A mediaeval court physician at work: Ibn Jumay''s commentary on the Canon of Medicine

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Ibn Jumay''s (d. c. 594/1198) commentary on the Canon of Medicine by Ibn Sīnā (d. 428/1037) occupies an important place in the history of medicine for it is the first Canon commentary written by a physician and thus stands at the start of a tradition extending over 500 years. In addition, it is a so-far neglected source for our understanding of mediaeval Islamic medicine. The present thesis analyses the commentary with the aims of (1) determining the methods by which th...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
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St Cross College
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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Oriental Studies Faculty
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Wellcome Trust
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Nicolae, D
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086206
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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