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...The Arcadian Library acquired the manuscript of the Kitāb al-Musta‘īnī in 2003. The codex was reportedly purchased in Paris in the 1960s by a Middle Eastern historian of medicine and arrived in the UK by family descent. Its...
..."The third of three incunable editions of Arcolani's commentary on the ninth book of Rhazes' Liber ad Almansorem (with the text). Arcolani was born in Verona c. 1390. He made rapid progress in medical studies and by 1412 was professor...
...Avicenna exerted perhaps a more profound influence on both Eastern and Western medical thought than any other Islamic scholar. The Canon of Medicine was considered standard reading in European universities until well into the eighteenth...
...The last sixteenth-century edition of the De alchemia or Summa perfectionis (published under either title) of 'Geber', a late thirteenth-century Latin author writing under the name of Jābir ibn Hayyān, the eighth- and ninth-century Arab...
...Abū ʿAlī al-Ḥusayn ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Al-Hasan ibn Ali ibn Sīnā (c. 980−1037), commonly known in the West as Avicenna, was a Bukharan polymath and is widely considered to be the most important and influential scientist of the Islamic Golden...
...As part of the Translation Movement centring on the House of Wisdom in Abbasid Baghdad, numerous works relating to chemistry, physics, astronomy and astrology were brought together and translated into Arabic, facilitating new discoveries...