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Practical materia medica of the medieval eastern Mediterranean according to the Cairo Genizah / by Efraim Lev and Zohar Amar.

  • Lev, Efraim
Date
2008
  • Books

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Publication/Creation

Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.

Physical description

x, 619 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [581]-598) and indexes.

Contents

Introduction -- Practical materia medica and its sources -- The identification of materia medica in the Genizah and method of presenting the data -- Prescriptions, lists, letters and their analysis -- Inventory of practical materia medica of the Genizah people, its analysis, and comparisons with the theoretical inventory -- Materia medica: detailed items -- Materia medica: concise items -- Epilogue.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9789004161207
  • 9004161201