Book — 1 online resource (349 pages) : facsimiles.
1. Towards a History of Arabic Pharmacology;
2. Ibn at-Tilmid;
3. The Dispensatory; Arabic Text; English Translation; Bibliography; Index of Technical Terms;
1. Substances and Products;
2. Pathology and Anatomy;
3. Generic Drug Names;
4. Botanical Index.
Offers a critical Arabic edition, annotated English translation, introductory study, and two-way glossaries of a pharmacological masterpiece composed around the middle of the 12th century CE in Baghdad by a Nestorian physician. This work provides an understanding of mediaeval Arabic medicine and pharmacy, as well as premodern science.