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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 278 - Kitāb-i ḥashāʼish (Video Orientation)

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Fall 2017

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 278 - Kitāb-i ḥashāʼish. Written by Dioscorides Pedanius, of Anazarbos in Deccan, India, A.H. 1004 (1595), in Persian.

An illustrated herbal with detailed descriptions in multiple languages (but all written in the Persian nastaʻlīq script) of the physical appearance and the medicinal effect of many plants, as well as some trees, minerals, and substances derived from animals.

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 278 - Kitāb-i ḥashāʼish (Video Orientation)

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