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...First edition of Arthur J. Arberry's translation of al-Rāzī's al-Tibb al-rūḥānī (Spiritual Medicine). The physician and philosopher al-Rāzī, one of the greatest medical authorities of the Middle Ages, dedicated this book, like his...
...First (and only) edition of this rare commentary on Aristotle’s De caelo, correlated with Averroës’ text on the same subject. A native of Sessa Aurunca, near Naples, Nifo (1473–1545?) was one of the most important commentators on Aristotle...
...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...
...Fragments from the Kitāb al-milāl wa al-duwal, manuscript, 10th century. North Africa. The famous astrologer Abū Ma`shar (d. 886) named his book Kitāb al-Milal wal-Duwal, 'The Book of Religious Communities and Dynasties'....
...First and only fifteenth century edition of the first of Avicenna’s philosophical works to be published, this is an extremely rare volume. De anima forms part of the second part of the Kitab al-shifa (Book on the Cure [for ignorance...