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By Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami, Gary Leiser, Noury Al-Khaledy, Abd Al-aziz Ibn Abd Al-jabbar Sulami

It is a translation and version of the medieval Arabic clinical paintings entitled Imtih?n al-alibb?' li-k?ffat al-atibb?' ["The specialists' exam for All Physicians"]. it's a research consultant for college students of medication ready by way of Abd al-Az?z al-Sulami who was once leader of medication to the Ayy?bid sultan in Cairo among 596/1200 and 604/1208. it truly is composed of ten chapters on ten fields of medication: the heart beat, urine, fevers and crises, indicators, medications, therapy, ophthalmology, surgical procedure, bonesetting, and basics. every one bankruptcy includes twenty questions about the respective topic with the reply to every query. moreover an expert is mentioned for every resolution. This paintings sheds mild on clinical schooling within the medieval heart East and is an epitome of the scientific wisdom of the time.

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C. B¨ urgel, “Secular and Religious Features of Medieval Ara. bic Medicine,” in Asian Medical Systems: A Comparative Study, ed. Charles Leslie (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976), pp. 55–56. ad¯ıth in which the Prophet states that there was no cure for senility expresses an ancient sentiment. –380? BC) Lysistrata (Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1983), p. 25. 21 On al-Ahnaf (d. v. “al-Ahnaf b. Kays” (Ch. Pellat). . ammad ibn Idr¯ıs al-Sh¯afi‘¯ı (d. v. “al-Sh¯afi‘¯ı” (E. Chaumont).

I read in a book on the art of medicine by Ibn al-Jawz¯ı14 where he 15 upon them be peace, that he in¯ says, speaking of Sh¯ıth ibn Adam, ¯ herited medicine from Adam and made it known. ammad16 related to us in a chain of authorities 10 On Ibn S¯ın¯a or Avicenna (d. v. -M. Goichon); Ullmann, Medizin, pp. v. C. Z. Iskandar). His T . ab¯ı‘iyy¯at al-Shif¯a’ [“The Natural Sciences (section of the Book of) Healing”] is in course of publication, ed. ba‘a al-Am¯ıriyya, 1956–proceeding). 11 Kh¯aniq al-nimr: see Edward William Lane, An Arabic-English Lexicon (1863–93; repr.

Ab¯ı‘iyy¯at al-Shif¯a’ [“The Natural Sciences (section of the Book of) Healing”] is in course of publication, ed. ba‘a al-Am¯ıriyya, 1956–proceeding). 11 Kh¯aniq al-nimr: see Edward William Lane, An Arabic-English Lexicon (1863–93; repr. 2, 818. 12 Sa‘tar: al-Kind¯ı, p. 297. 13 On Galen (d. ca. AD 199), see GAL S III, index; GAS III, 68–140; Ullmann, Medizin, pp. v. “Dj¯al¯ın¯us” (Richard Walzer); Owsei Temkin, Galenism: The Rise and Decline of a Medical Philosophy (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1973).

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