Qusta ibn Luqa and his production : A survey of an Arabic treatise on dental-nerve dysfunction

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This paper concerns the history of medicine, particularly formal medieval medicine in the Islamic cultural sphere. It focusses on the 9th century physician Qusta ibn Luqa and his production, and includes a survey of the contents of a hitherto unpublished Arabic treatise, attributed to Qusta ibn Luqa, on dental-nerve dysfunction.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe professorship of Semitic languages at Uppsala University 400 years : jubilee volume from a symposium held at the University Hall, 21-23 September 2005 / Studia Semitica Uppsaliensia
EditorsBo Isaksson, Mats Eskhult, Gail Ramsay
PublisherUppsala University
ISBN (Print)978-91-554-6920-7
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

ISSN (Print)0585-5535

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Arabic (015016005)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Languages and Literature

Free keywords

  • history of dentistry
  • history of odontology
  • Qusta ibn Luqa
  • Arabic
  • history of medicine
  • medieval medicine


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