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The Resource Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections : practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt, by Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman

Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections : practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt, by Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman

Label
Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections : practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt
Title
Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections
Title remainder
practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt
Statement of responsibility
by Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The manuscripts of the Cairo Genizah are a unique source for medieval medical history. In this study, Lev and Chipman offer an insight into the everyday practical medicine of medieval Egypt, as revealed by the prescriptions in the Genizah
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Lev, Efraim
Dewey number
615.1
Index
index present
LC call number
RM301
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QV 711 HE3
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  • Chipman, Leigh
  • Lev, Efraim
  • Cambridge University Library
Series statement
  • Etudes sur le judaïsme médiéval,
  • Cambridge Genizah studies series
Series volume
  • t. 55
  • v. 4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drugs
  • Cairo Genizah
  • Materia Medica
  • Drug Prescriptions
  • History, Medieval
  • Jews
  • Manuscripts, Medical as Topic
  • Medicine, Traditional
  • Egypt
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Cairo Genizah
  • Drugs
  • Egypt
Label
Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections : practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt, by Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion to: Practical materia medica of the medieval eastern Mediterranean according to the Cairo Genizah / Efraim Lev and Zohar Amar. 2008
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Medical Prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah Collections; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Cairo Genizah and Its Various Collections; 2. Medical Issues in the Genizah; 3. Technical Remarks; Chapter 1. The Theoretical Background of the Genizah Prescriptions; 1. Galenic Medicine in Theory and in Practice; 1.1. Physiology; 1.2. Therapy; 2. Pharmacology; 2.1. Types of Pharmacological Literature; 2.2. Pharmacopoeias (Formularies, Ar. aqrābādhīn); 2.3. Books of Materia Medica; Chapter 2. The Practical Medicine of the Cairo Genizah
  • 1. Types of Practical Medical Literature2. Medical Literature of the Jewish Community That May Have Served as Sources for the Prescriptions; 3. The Development of Prescriptions and the History of Their Research; 4. Reconstructing the Unwritten Practical Pharmacopoeia of the Genizah People; Chapter 3. Thirty Selected Prescriptions; A. Majūn (Electuary); 1. T-S Ar. 43.338 [Recto and Verso; Two Prescriptions] (Musk Electuary); 2. T-S Ar. 30.305 [Recto] (Electuary); 3. Or. 1081 J39 [Recto] (Electuary); 4. T-S AS 148.22 [Recto] (Electuary/Lohoch); 5. T-S Ar. 30.65 [Recto] (Electuary)
  • 6. T-S Ar. 34.305 [Recto] (Electuary)B. Habb (Pill), iyārij (Hiera), matbūkh (Decoction); 7. T-S 8J15.20 [Verso] (Pills); 8. T-S Ar. 39.458 [Recto] (Pill, Syrup); 9. T-S 13J6.14 [Verso] (Pill, Syrup); 10. T-S Ar. 42.189 [Recto] (Pills, Syrup); 11. T-S Ar. 41.72 [Recto] (Pill, Syrup); 12. T-S NS 223.82-83 (Decoctions); C. Safūf (Powder), qurs (Lozenge); 13. T-S Ar. 40.87 [Recto] (Powder); D. Luūq (Lohoch), sharāb (Syrup), murabbā (Jam); 14. T-S Ar. 39.274 [Recto] (Syrup); 15. T-S NS J38 [Verso] (Syrup); 16. T-S 12.33 [Recto] (Syrup); 17. T-S AS 155.277 [Verso] (Syrup)
  • 18. T-S Ar. 41.71 [Verso] (Syrup)19. T-S Ar. 34.239 (Syrup); 20. T-S Ar. 41.125 [Recto] (Syrup); 21. T-S NS 305.76 (Syrup); 22. T-S NS 327.97 [Recto] (Syrup/Triphala = Purgative); 23. T-S K25.116 [Recto] (Syrup/Lohoch/Electuary, Pill); 24. T-S Ar. 41.81 [Recto] (Triphala); E. Kuhl (Kohl), ashyāf (Eye-Salve); 25. T-S Ar. 44.162 [Recto] (Eye Salves); 26. T-S Ar. 42.60 [Recto] (Eye-Salve); F. Dimād (Dressing); 27. T-S Ar. 30.99 [Verso] (Fomentation); G. Sanūn (Dentifrice); 28. T-S Ar. 39.451 [Verso] (Dentifrice, Syrup); H. Unidentified; 29. T-S Ar. 40.141 [Recto]; 30. T-S Ar. 39.335 [Recto]
  • Chapter 4. The Findings and Their Significance1. The 'Genizah' Physician; 2. The 'Genizah' Pharmacist; 3. The 'Genizah' Patient; 4. The Genizah Prescriptions; 5. Formal Aspects; 5.1. The Layout of the Prescriptions; 5.2. Comparisons with Contemporary Medical Literature; 5.3. Dating; 6. Linguistic Aspects; 7. Benedictions (Opening and Closing Phrases); 8. Medical Aspects; 8.1. Eye Disease; 8.2. Cough; 9. Materia Medica; 10. Diet; Epilogue; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
Control code
812195552
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004235632
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812195552
Label
Medical prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah collections : practical medicine and pharmacology in medieval Egypt, by Efraim Lev, Leigh Chipman
Publication
Note
Companion to: Practical materia medica of the medieval eastern Mediterranean according to the Cairo Genizah / Efraim Lev and Zohar Amar. 2008
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Medical Prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah Collections; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Cairo Genizah and Its Various Collections; 2. Medical Issues in the Genizah; 3. Technical Remarks; Chapter 1. The Theoretical Background of the Genizah Prescriptions; 1. Galenic Medicine in Theory and in Practice; 1.1. Physiology; 1.2. Therapy; 2. Pharmacology; 2.1. Types of Pharmacological Literature; 2.2. Pharmacopoeias (Formularies, Ar. aqrābādhīn); 2.3. Books of Materia Medica; Chapter 2. The Practical Medicine of the Cairo Genizah
  • 1. Types of Practical Medical Literature2. Medical Literature of the Jewish Community That May Have Served as Sources for the Prescriptions; 3. The Development of Prescriptions and the History of Their Research; 4. Reconstructing the Unwritten Practical Pharmacopoeia of the Genizah People; Chapter 3. Thirty Selected Prescriptions; A. Majūn (Electuary); 1. T-S Ar. 43.338 [Recto and Verso; Two Prescriptions] (Musk Electuary); 2. T-S Ar. 30.305 [Recto] (Electuary); 3. Or. 1081 J39 [Recto] (Electuary); 4. T-S AS 148.22 [Recto] (Electuary/Lohoch); 5. T-S Ar. 30.65 [Recto] (Electuary)
  • 6. T-S Ar. 34.305 [Recto] (Electuary)B. Habb (Pill), iyārij (Hiera), matbūkh (Decoction); 7. T-S 8J15.20 [Verso] (Pills); 8. T-S Ar. 39.458 [Recto] (Pill, Syrup); 9. T-S 13J6.14 [Verso] (Pill, Syrup); 10. T-S Ar. 42.189 [Recto] (Pills, Syrup); 11. T-S Ar. 41.72 [Recto] (Pill, Syrup); 12. T-S NS 223.82-83 (Decoctions); C. Safūf (Powder), qurs (Lozenge); 13. T-S Ar. 40.87 [Recto] (Powder); D. Luūq (Lohoch), sharāb (Syrup), murabbā (Jam); 14. T-S Ar. 39.274 [Recto] (Syrup); 15. T-S NS J38 [Verso] (Syrup); 16. T-S 12.33 [Recto] (Syrup); 17. T-S AS 155.277 [Verso] (Syrup)
  • 18. T-S Ar. 41.71 [Verso] (Syrup)19. T-S Ar. 34.239 (Syrup); 20. T-S Ar. 41.125 [Recto] (Syrup); 21. T-S NS 305.76 (Syrup); 22. T-S NS 327.97 [Recto] (Syrup/Triphala = Purgative); 23. T-S K25.116 [Recto] (Syrup/Lohoch/Electuary, Pill); 24. T-S Ar. 41.81 [Recto] (Triphala); E. Kuhl (Kohl), ashyāf (Eye-Salve); 25. T-S Ar. 44.162 [Recto] (Eye Salves); 26. T-S Ar. 42.60 [Recto] (Eye-Salve); F. Dimād (Dressing); 27. T-S Ar. 30.99 [Verso] (Fomentation); G. Sanūn (Dentifrice); 28. T-S Ar. 39.451 [Verso] (Dentifrice, Syrup); H. Unidentified; 29. T-S Ar. 40.141 [Recto]; 30. T-S Ar. 39.335 [Recto]
  • Chapter 4. The Findings and Their Significance1. The 'Genizah' Physician; 2. The 'Genizah' Pharmacist; 3. The 'Genizah' Patient; 4. The Genizah Prescriptions; 5. Formal Aspects; 5.1. The Layout of the Prescriptions; 5.2. Comparisons with Contemporary Medical Literature; 5.3. Dating; 6. Linguistic Aspects; 7. Benedictions (Opening and Closing Phrases); 8. Medical Aspects; 8.1. Eye Disease; 8.2. Cough; 9. Materia Medica; 10. Diet; Epilogue; Bibliography; Glossary; Index
Control code
812195552
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004235632
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)812195552

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