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The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive book of Rhazes, by Oliver Kahl

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The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive book of Rhazes
Title
The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive book of Rhazes
Statement of responsibility
by Oliver Kahl
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Language
eng
Summary
"This work offers a critical analysis of the Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in Rhazes' (d. 925 CE) Comprehensive Book (or al-Kitāb al-Ḥāwī), a hugely famous and highly unusual medico-pharmaceutical encyclopedia originally written in Arabic. All text material appears in full Arabic with English translations throughout, whilst the traceable Indian fragments are represented here, for the first time, in both the original Sanskrit and corresponding English translations. The philological core of the book is framed by a detailed introductory study on the transmission of Indian, Syrian and Iranian medicine and pharmacy to the Arabs, and by extensive bilingual glossaries of relevant Arabic and Sanskrit terms as well as Latin botanical identifications"--Provided by publisher
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Kahl, Oliver
Dewey number
610
Index
index present
LC call number
R128.3.R313
LC item number
K34 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Islamic Philosophy, Theology & Science: Texts & Studies
Series volume
93
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  • Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā
  • Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā
  • Sanskrit language
  • Syriac language
  • Persian language
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Medicine, Arab
  • Pharmacy
  • Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine, Arab
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Persian language
  • Pharmacy
  • Sanskrit language
  • Syriac language
Label
The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive book of Rhazes, by Oliver Kahl
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[1] Introduction -- 1. The Sanskrit sources -- A. Atreya -- B. Susruta -- C. Caraka -- D. Vagbhata -- E. Ravigupta -- F. Madhava -- G. Anonyma -- 2. The Syriac sources -- A. Sargis of Res'aina -- B. Slemon -- C. Gurgis bar Gabriel bar Boktyesu' -- D. Huzaye -- E. Iyob Urhaya -- F. Sem'on -- G. Yohannan bar Serapyon -- 3. The Persian sources -- A. Qahraman -- B. Ibn Abi Halid al-Farisi -- 4. Some general observations -- Note on metrological units -- [2] Texts and translations -- 1. The Sanskrit sources -- A. Atreya -- B. Susruta -- C. Caraka -- D. Vagbhata -- E. Ravigupta -- F. Madhava -- G. Anonyma -- 2. The Syriac sources -- A. Sargis of Res'aina -- B. Slemon -- C. Gurgis bar Gabriel bar Boktyesu' -- D. Huzaye -- E. Iyob Urhaya -- F. Sem'on -- G. Yohannan bar Serapyon -- 3. The Persian sources -- A. Qahraman -- B. Ibn Abi Halid al-Farisi -- 4. Variae Lectiones from RH3 -- Glossaries -- 1. Arabic -- A. English-Arabic -- B. Arabic-English -- 2. Sanskrit -- A. English-Sanskrit -- B. Sanskrit-English -- 3. Botanical names -- A. English-Latin -- B. Latin-English
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906026225
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1 online resource
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online
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9789004290242
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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(OCoLC)906026225
Label
The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive book of Rhazes, by Oliver Kahl
Publication
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
[1] Introduction -- 1. The Sanskrit sources -- A. Atreya -- B. Susruta -- C. Caraka -- D. Vagbhata -- E. Ravigupta -- F. Madhava -- G. Anonyma -- 2. The Syriac sources -- A. Sargis of Res'aina -- B. Slemon -- C. Gurgis bar Gabriel bar Boktyesu' -- D. Huzaye -- E. Iyob Urhaya -- F. Sem'on -- G. Yohannan bar Serapyon -- 3. The Persian sources -- A. Qahraman -- B. Ibn Abi Halid al-Farisi -- 4. Some general observations -- Note on metrological units -- [2] Texts and translations -- 1. The Sanskrit sources -- A. Atreya -- B. Susruta -- C. Caraka -- D. Vagbhata -- E. Ravigupta -- F. Madhava -- G. Anonyma -- 2. The Syriac sources -- A. Sargis of Res'aina -- B. Slemon -- C. Gurgis bar Gabriel bar Boktyesu' -- D. Huzaye -- E. Iyob Urhaya -- F. Sem'on -- G. Yohannan bar Serapyon -- 3. The Persian sources -- A. Qahraman -- B. Ibn Abi Halid al-Farisi -- 4. Variae Lectiones from RH3 -- Glossaries -- 1. Arabic -- A. English-Arabic -- B. Arabic-English -- 2. Sanskrit -- A. English-Sanskrit -- B. Sanskrit-English -- 3. Botanical names -- A. English-Latin -- B. Latin-English
Control code
906026225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004290242
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)906026225

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