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100 1  Lev, Efraim 
245 10 Medical Prescriptions in the Cambridge Genizah Collections
       :|bPractical Medicine and Pharmacology in Medieval Egypt 
250    1st ed 
264  1 Leiden :|bBRILL,|c2012 
264  4 |c©2012 
300    1 online resource (195 pages) 
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337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Études Sur le Judaïsme Médiéval Ser. ;|vv.55 
505 0  Intro -- 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 Literature -- 2. 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) 
505 8  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 Significance -- 1. 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 
520    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 
588    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other
       sources 
590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
       may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated 
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650  0 Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Egypt -- 
       History.;Pharmacology -- Egypt -- History 
655  4 Electronic books 
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