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Near East Collection: Kitab Kamil al-sinaah al-tibbiyah

Muslims' Contributions to Medieval Medicine & Pharmacology

Muslims' Contributions to Medieval Medicine & Pharmacology

Kitab Kamil al-sinaah al-tibbiyah : al-maruf bi-al-Malaki / by al-Majusi, Ali ibn al-Abbas (10th/11th cent.)

Kitab Kamil al-sinaah al-tibbiyah : al-maruf bi-al-Malaki / by al-Majusi, Ali ibn al-Abbas (10th/11th cent.)

An Arabic manuscript on general medicine. 497 leaves, copied in clear small naskh, 17 x 27 cm. The written surface measures 10.7 x 19.7 cm. The text is ruled with blue and gold lines. 29 lines per page. Catchwords on bottom of page. Headings and other catchwords in red. Laid paper is light brown and glazed. The leather binding has no flap. Consists of 2 parts each of which consists of 10 treatises. Table of contents precedes the text. The date in the colophon, 841 H. (1437 or 1438 CE) is questionable; it is added at the end of the text in a different hand. Gift of Harvey Cushing in 1939, who acquired it from Said Kurdustani (Correspondence included in ms.).

Historical Medical Library: Cushing Arabic Ms. 4.