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A collection of Syriac medical remedies, from a manuscript dated 1888; the origin is uncertain; the inscription mentions Galen.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-336-4
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 852
Publication Date: Dec 27,2013
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 24
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-61143-336-4
$35.00
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A collection of Syriac medical remedies, from a manuscript dated 1888; the origin is uncertain:. A weird and wonderful collection; the remedies for sore eyes range from black earth and honey, to buck's liver, to salamander excrement. Perhaps more indicative of the medical problems of Syria than its medical knowledge, although these recipes may be as useful to the anthropologist as the Syriac Galen which the editor hoped for when he first saw the inscription

A collection of Syriac medical remedies, from a manuscript dated 1888; the origin is uncertain:. A weird and wonderful collection; the remedies for sore eyes range from black earth and honey, to buck's liver, to salamander excrement. Perhaps more indicative of the medical problems of Syria than its medical knowledge, although these recipes may be as useful to the anthropologist as the Syriac Galen which the editor hoped for when he first saw the inscription

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