A New Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Volume I: Medicine
Editor(s): 
Savage-Smith, Emilie
ISBN: 
9780199513581
Date published: 
April 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£150.00

The Arabic manuscript collection now in the Bodleian Library includes some of the oldest and most important scientific and medical medieval manuscripts preserved today. Emilie Savage-Smith describes 377 medical manuscripts representing 242 different treatises, including Arabic medical treatises written between the ninth and seventeenth centuries.