Denna webbshop är stängd för köp.
Klicka här för mer information

The Sage of Seville
  • Bandtyp: Inbunden
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 200805
  • Antal sidor: 176
  • ISBN10:9774161556
  • ISBN13:9789774161551

The Sage of Seville

(Inbunden)
Beskrivning:

This title presents an account of the life and legacy of the most influential physician of medieval Muslim Spain. Ibn Zuhr (or Avenzoar) of twelfth-century Seville was the most important physician of Muslim Spain. His family boasted six generations of physicians, and also included midwives, jurists, poets, and viziers. His "Kitab al-taysir", a compendium of therapeutics, was translated into Latin and Hebrew; its Latin version, "Liber Teisir", served as a companion book to the "Colliget", the Latin translation of "Kitab al-kulliyat", a largely theoretical book of the philosopher - physician Ibn Rushd (Averroes). The rabbi - physician Maimonides quoted extensively from Ibn Zuhr and considered him "unique in his age and one of the great sages."But Ibn Zuhr was not just a keen observer of patients and a dispenser of remedies: buried within his generally dry narrative are candid recollections and views on a variety of subjects and of his society. And his medical recipes could be compared to currents forms of alternative medicine. Together, his holistic approach to medicine and his spontaneous vignettes make him one of the most refreshing physicians of any age.This account of the life and legacy of Ibn Zuhr, the first of its kind, reveals the man and his world, his importance in his own times, and his relevance to our world today. Against a modern culture of often impersonal, bureaucratized, and costly health care, Ibn Zuhr's embodiment of the wisdom of the ages and his role as healer-priest can be an inspiration.

Kundrecensioner och bloggar

Sök fler böcker:

Kunder som köpt denna bok har
även köpt:
Skotten i Köpenhamn :  ett reportage om
Vintermörker :  samlade spänningshistori
Uppgång och fall
Uppgång och fall
av Strömquist, Liv
Miniatyrmakaren
Miniatyrmakaren
av Burton, Jessie
Min mors självbiografi
Min mors självbiografi
av Kincaid, Jamaica