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|Title: ||The history of Arabic medicine based on the work of Ibn Abi Usabe'ah 1203-270|
|Authors: ||Istanbouli, M.N.|
|Issue Date: ||1981|
|Publisher: ||© M.N. Istanbouli|
|Abstract: ||My cardinal objective
is to introduce a comprehensive and up-to-date document covering
the most important aspects of the historiography of Arabic Medicine.
The lack of scholarly material on this subject strengthened my
This work presents the History of Arabic Medicine during the Golden
Ages of Muslim learning, approximately from the seventh through to
the thirteenth Century, based on the work of the bibliography of
Ibn Abi Unaybelah Ahmad. Although the main objective of this thesis
is to trace the history of Arabic Medicine some-effort is made to
explain the history of medicine during the ancient civilization as
In Chapter two, a full explanation of the development of Arabic
Medicine during the various periods, pre Islam, during Islam, the
Prophet medicine, the medicine during the various caliphates, and.
at the end of Chapter three, some effort is made to explain the
situation of hospitals during the heyday of Arabic Civilization.
As the whole work is based on the work of Ibn Abi Usaybelah Ahmad,
an in-depth discussion is made to give a full picture about his
life, his work and the evolution of the work. To give an example
of his writing, a translation is made of the fifteenth Chapter
of his masterpiece "Yun al Anb Fi Tabakat al Attebalt (sources and
information of the classes of physicians).
The fourth Chapter of this thesis is devoted to an extensive study
of the present situation of the Arabic medical historiography and
to present some proposals for future development.|
|Description: ||A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.|
|Appears in Collections:||PhD Theses (PHIR)|
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