A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna

incorporating a translation of the first book by Avicenna

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Reprint of the work published London : Luzac, 1930.

Statementby O. Cameron Gruner.
SeriesMedicina classica
ContributionsGruner, O. Cameron.
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Open LibraryOL21608350M
ISBN 100678037523
OCLC/WorldCa1417611

“The Book of Simple Medicine and Plants” from “The Canon of Medicine” Description Abū Alī al-Ḥusayn Ibn Sīnā (also known by the Latinized version of his name, Avicenna, – AD; – AH) was a Muslim Persian polymath and the foremost physician and philosopher of his time. The first comprehensive medical reference, the Canon of Medicine, was written, which was the culmination of medical thought to date. In Isfahan, Avicenna completed two major works, the Book of Healing and the Canon of Medicine. Avicenna wrote many medical texts, but the Canon of Medicine . Avicenna deserves to be remembered for his contributions to the field of cardiovascular medicine. His masterpiece, the Canon of Medicine, has served as an essential medical encyclopedia for scholars in the Islamic territories and Europe for almost a millennium. The Canon, which is a general treatise on medicine, consists of five by: Avicenna - Avicenna - Legacy: It is difficult to fully assess Avicenna’s personal life. Most of what is known of Avicenna is found in the autobiography dictated to his longtime protégé al-Jūzjānī. While his life was embellished by friends and vilified by foes, by all accounts he loved life and had a voracious appetite for lively music, strong drink, and promiscuous sex.

Zusammengesetzte Heilmittel Der Araber Nach Dem FA14nften Buch Des Canons Von Ebn Sina by Avicenna and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Avicenna (ăvĬsĕn´ə), Arabic Ibn Sina, –, Islamic philosopher and physician, of Persian origin, b. near Bukhara. He was the most renowned philosopher of medieval Islam and the most influential name in medicine from to His medical masterpiece was the Canon of Medicine. His other masterpiece, the Book of Healing, is a philosophical treatise dealing with the soul. Avicenna () A treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a translation of the first ated by O. Cameron Gruner. London: Luzac & Co. Avicenna () Arabic Phonetics: Ibn Sina's Risalah on the points of articulation of the speech ated by Khalil I. Semaan. Lahore: Ashraf. Avicenna (). Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna Hardcover £ His Canon of Medicine, also known as the Qanun, is one of the most famous and influential books in the history of medicine, forming the basis for our modern understanding of human health and disease. It focused not simply on the treatment of symptoms, but on finding the cause.

  Avicenna Canon of Medicine Complete Five Volume Set Hardcover – Jan. 5 The Hebrew edition is the first appearance of a medical treatise in Hebrew and the only one produced during the 15th century. Experimental medicine the Canon of Medicine was the first book dealing with evidence-based medicine, experimental medicine, clinical /5(2). Avicenna's Canon of Medicine (Facsimile) Limited Edition by AyN Ediciones, Written in Hebrew, Illuminated Manuscript 1, pages of fine vellum!! This lot consists in a facsimile, quasy-original, of the wonderful "Avicenna's Canon of Medicine", an illuminated manuscript of the year An essential masterpiece for the serious collector Seller Rating: % positive.

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In particular, of his surviving treatises concentrate on philosophy and 40 of them concentrate on medicine. His most famous works are The Book of Healing, a vast philosophical and scientific /5(4). $ A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna Incorporating a Translation of the First Book.

Hardcover – January 1, by O. Cameron Gruner (Author)Price: $ A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a Translation of the First Book (Signed First Edition) Hardcover – January 1, by O.

Cameron Gruner (Author)Author: M.D. Cameron Gruner. The Canon of Medicine was used as a text-book in the universities of Montpellier and Louvain as late as Ibn Sīnā's Canon of Medicine provides a complete system of medicine according to the principles of Galen (and Hippocrates 5/5(2).

A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna: incorporating a translation of the first book The Classics of Medicine Library Medicina classica: Author: Avicenna: Translated by: Oskar Cameron Gruner: Publisher: Luzac, Length: pages: Subjects.

A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a Translation of the First Book, by O. Cameron Gruner, M.D. Original cloth, a bit worn, but with three autograph inscriptions by the author.

From: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience (Novato, CA, U.S.A.). famous works are those on philosophy and medicine. His philosophical views have engaged the attention of Western thinkers over several centuries, and his books have been among the most important sources in philosophy.

In medicine, his encyclpedic book, al-Qanun (The Canon) - Al Qanun Fi Al-Tibb (The Canon of Medicine)- was translated. Professor Urquhart has kindly provided the following details: The book I have is entitled The Canon of Medicine by Avicenna (Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina), adapted by Laleh Bakhtiar.

It is one in a series of Great Books of the Islamic World, © to Laleh Bahktiar. Avicenna’s penchant for categorizing becomes immediately evident in the Canon, which is divided into five books. The first book contains four treatises, the first of which examines the four elements (earth, air, fire, and water) in light of Greek physician Galen of Pergamum ’s four humours (blood, phlegm, yellow bile, and black bile).

A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna incorporating a translation of the first book Avicenna, O. Cameron Gruner Published in in New York NY) by AMS pressCited by:   : A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna: Incorporating a Translation of the First Book: Colored Frontispiece, Notes, Index, Two Folding Tables, vii, pages.

The original black silk cloth shows some spotting and rubbing with minor loss at rear joint. The gilt lettering remains bright on upper board and on gently rubbed spine. Illustration from the edition of Iranian physician Avicenna’s The Canon of Medicine, a translation by medieval scholar Gerard of Cremona.

Avicenna treated spinal deformities using the reduction techniques introduced by Greek physician Hippocrates.

Reduction involved the use of pressure and traction to correct bone and joint deformities. Ibn Sina divided his Canon of Medicine into five books. 9 The first book – the only one to have been translated into Engl11 – concerns basic medical and physiological principles as well as anatomy, regimen and general therapeutic procedures.

The second book is on medical substances, arranged alphabetically, following an essay on Cited by: A treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna, incorporating a translation of the first book. NEW YORK, N. PREFACE The purpose of the present treatise is two-fold: (i) To furnish a translation of the First Book of the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna.

The section on Anatomy has been omitted in favour of the first half of the Be viribus cordis. This assists in the second object of this treatise. The Canon of Medicine is organized into five books as follows: Book 1 is entitled al-Umūr al-kulliya fī ’ilm al-ṭibb (General medical principles) and covers the basic principles of medicine; Book 2 is entitled al-Adwiya al-mufrada (Materia medica) and lists approximately individual drugs of vegetable and mineral origin; Book 3 is.

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Summary Avicenna (abu Ali Sina) () was a Persian philosopher and physician. His Canon of Medicine surveys the medical knowledge available from ancient and Muslim sources and for six centuries was a standard test used in both Europe and the Middle East.

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Avicenna's most famous and influential work is his monumental treatise in five volumes, al-Qanun fi al-Tibb, or The Canon of Medicine. Encyclopedia Britannica has called it the single most important book in the history of medicine, East or West. For centuries, Avicenna's Canon was a standard textbook in many European medical schools.

Avicenna (or Ibn Sina or al-Shaykh al Rais) is renowned for his medical skills and is also a scholar of philosophy, metaphysics and religion. He writes the Book of Healing and the Canon of Medicine, a multi-volume treatise that compiles and organizes all known Islamic medical knowledge of the era.

The first volume detailed basic principles of medicine, anatomy, and human na also described treatments, diets, and general exercise routines. In book 2, Materia Medica, Avicenna lists therapeutic natural substances from vegetal, animal, or mineral author also describes six basic rules for experimenting with new substances, which he based off of Galen's work.

There is no modern European-language translation of the entire Canon. A translation of the first book only, made from the medieval Latin version and not directly from the Arabic, was published by Cameron Gruner, A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna Incorporating a Translation of the First Book (London, ), and a translation of the.

in the well- known medical book from the 11th century named Al- Qanun fi al- Tibb (the Canon of Medicine; henceforth, the Canon), which means “the law of medicine,” written by the great physician Avicenna (Fig. Avicenna, known as Ibn Sina in the Middle East, was born in in Afshana, Uzbekistan, and died in in Hamadan, Iran.

AvicennaCited by: Avicenna authored a five-volume medical encyclopedia: The Canon of Medicine (Al-Qanun fi't-Tibb). It was used as the standard medical textbook in the Islamic world and Europe up to the 18th century.

The Canon still plays an important role in Unani : AugAfshona, Bukhara, Iran (now. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Avicenna, Treatise on the Canon of medicine of Avicenna.

London, Luzac, (OCoLC) Avicenna became famous through his medical textbook the Canon of Medicine. The textbook was adopted as the main referral book in Western and Arabic universities for centuries [1], [7].

The medical principles presented in the Canon of Medicine were based on traditional Greek (Unani), Roman and Chinese medicine [5].Author: P. Mazengenya, P. Mazengenya, R. Bhikha. A TREATISE ON THE CANON OF MEDICINE.

Author: Avicenna; O. Cameron Gruner (trans.). Title: A TREATISE ON THE CANON OF MEDICINE. Publication: Birmingham: The Classics of Medicine Library, Description: Birmingham: The Classics of Medicine Library, Fine condition.

Item # Privately printed for subscribers; Bound in full leather with all edges gilt, marbled end papers Seller Rating: % positive. A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna Incorporating a Translation of the First Book by n Gruner, M.D. (Lond.), Printed and Engraved in Great Britain at the Burleigh Press, Lewin’s Mead, Bristol - London, Luzac & Co, 46 Great Russel Street, W.C.1 Buy Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna by Avicenna (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Vol. 2: Published for the first time in English alphabetical order, vol. 2 (of the 5 original volumes) of "Canon of Medicine" (Law of Natural Healing), is an essential addition to the history of medicine as it holds a treasure of information on natural pharmaceuticals used for over years to heal various diseases and disorders.

Fully color illustrated with a page, word index of. There is a slightly difference between the original book of Canon (Arabic version) and its English translation about classification of these factors. You can find this difference in: Avicenna, Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna (, 30) and Avicenna, al-Qānūn (, 4), Vol.

1, Beyrūt: Dār Sādir (Reprinted from Cairo: Būlāq).Author: Seyed Abbas Zahabi.A Treatise on the Canon of Medicine of Avicenna, Incorporating a Translation of the First Book, by O. Cameron Gruner, M.D. Original cloth, a bit worn, but with three autograph inscriptions by the author.