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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 299 - Avicenna's Medical Encyclopedia (Video Orientation)

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Winter 2015

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Video orientation to LJS 299 - Medical Encyclopedia by Avicenna.

Summary:
Written in Yemen, ca. 1400-1525, in Hebrew. Hebrew translation of Avicenna's medical encyclopedia; its division into 4 books is customary for Hebrew translations, but it also has unusual additional sections on drugs, the liver and intestines, and heart diseases.

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Medieval History | Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities

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