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Penn Library's LJS 427 - [Books II-V of al-Qānūn fī al-ṭibb]. (Video Orientation)

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10-18-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 427, Books II (materia medica), III (diseases arranged by part of the body), IV (diseases not specific to particular organs), and V (compound drugs, ointments, and electuaries) of Avicenna's medical encyclopedia. Some marginal notes, beginning in Book III, with more toward the end of the volume; 2 notes in Arabic laid in following f. 144 and f. 275; the last five leaves copied in a second hand.

Copy of book III completed at the end of Ṣafar A.H. 989 (April 1581) (f. 235v).

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9958643963503681

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Medicine -- Early works to 1800, Medicine, Medicine Arab, Medicine Medieval, Manuscripts Arabic, Manuscripts 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance, Codices (bound manuscripts), Treatises, Onlays (decorative components), Annotations (Provenance), Stamps (Provenance)

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Arabic Studies | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Renaissance Studies

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