References to book-titles in al-Mu'alajat al-Buqratiyya

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title = "References to book-titles in al-Mu'alajat al-Buqratiyya",
abstract = "This paper presents part of the results of a three-year project funded by the Swedish research Council. The project focusses a hitherto neglected Arabic medical encyclopedia from the 10th century: al-Mu'aladjat al-Buqratiya (Hippocratic treatment) attributed to Abu al-Hasan at-Tabari. The handbook, which comprises 700 pages and is extant only in handwritten form, can be expected to contribute substantially to our knowledge of the standard and scope as well as on the successive development of formal Medieval medicine in the Islamic cultural sphere, thus throwing light on several of the missing links in the history of medicine. The aim of the project is to make the contents of the unique source that al-Mu'aladjat al-Buqratiya constitutes known and increase its availability for further research by preparing a survey of the entire text, where the content of each main section is summarised, as well as indices of the personal names, book-titles and geographical places mentioned in the text.",
keywords = "Medieval medicine, Islamic science, Abu l-Hasan at-Tabari, Galenic medicine, Hippocrates",
author = "Lena Ambj{\"o}rn",
note = "The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Arabic (015016005); Third World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES), 2010, WOCMES ; Conference date: 19-07-2010 Through 24-07-2010",
year = "2010",
language = "English",