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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Medicine, Arab

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Edition Notes

Statementby O. Cameron Gruner. London, Luzac, 1930.
ContributionsGruner, Oskar Cameron, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR128.3 .A9732 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 612 p.
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5419422M
ISBN 100404112315
LC Control Number73012409

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A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a Translation of the First Book (Signed First Edition) Hardcover – January 1, by O. Cameron Gruner (Author)Author: M.D. O. Cameron Gruner. The Canon of Medicine was used as a text-book in the universities of Montpellier and Louvain as late as Ibn Sīnā's Canon of Medicine provides a complete system of medicine according to the principles of Galen (and Hippocrates 5/5(2). A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna: incorporating a translation of the first book The Classics of Medicine Library Medicina classica: Author: Avicenna: Translated by: Oskar Cameron Gruner: Publisher: Luzac, Length: pages: Subjects. A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a Translation of the First Book, by O. Cameron Gruner, M.D. Original cloth, a bit worn, but with three autograph inscriptions by the author. From: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience (Novato, CA, U.S.A.).

  famous works are those on philosophy and medicine. His philosophical views have engaged the attention of Western thinkers over several centuries, and his books have been among the most important sources in philosophy. In medicine, his encyclpedic book, al-Qanun (The Canon) - Al Qanun Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine)- was translated. Professor Urquhart has kindly provided the following details: The book I have is entitled The Canon of Medicine by Avicenna (Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina), adapted by Laleh Bakhtiar. It is one in a series of Great Books of the Islamic World, © to Laleh Bahktiar. Avicenna’s penchant for categorizing becomes immediately evident in the Canon, which is divided into five books. The first book contains four treatises, the first of which examines the four elements (earth, air, fire, and water) in light of Greek physician Galen of Pergamum ’s four humours (blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile). A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna incorporating a translation of the first book Avicenna, O. Cameron Gruner Published in in New York NY) by AMS pressCited by:

  : A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna: Incorporating a Translation of the First Book: Colored Frontispiece, Notes, Index, Two Folding Tables, vii, pages. The original black silk cloth shows some spotting and rubbing with minor loss at rear joint. The gilt lettering remains bright on upper board and on gently rubbed spine. Illustration from the edition of Iranian physician Avicenna’s The Canon of Medicine, a translation by medieval scholar Gerard of Cremona. Avicenna treated spinal deformities using the reduction techniques introduced by Greek physician Hippocrates. Reduction involved the use of pressure and traction to correct bone and joint deformities.   Ibn Sina divided his Canon of Medicine into five books. 9 The first book – the only one to have been translated into Engl11 – concerns basic medical and physiological principles as well as anatomy, regimen and general therapeutic procedures. The second book is on medical substances, arranged alphabetically, following an essay on Cited by: A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna, incorporating a translation of the first book.