Book/Printed Material Works of Medical Science. Opera medicinalia
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- Works of Medical Science.
- Opera medicinalia
- Opera medicinalia (Works of medical science) is a collection of pharmacological treatises by several authors. The main work, Canones (Canons), was attributed to an Arab physician in the 11th century and was later published in Europe under the name Johannese Mesue of Damascus. Also known as Mesue the Younger, the Pseudo-Mesue, and Yahya Ibn Masawayh, he was a monophysite Christian who died in Cairo in 1015, and who is said to have written pharmacological works. The first part of this book, Canones universalis (Universal canons), deals with treatment regimens. The second part, De simplicibus (On simple medicines), is about the properties of various drugs. The book also includes works by various authors of the 12th--14th centuries, such as Petrus de Abano, Nicolaus Salernitanus, and Mondino dei Luzzi. Canones was an influential medical text, used in Europe until the 17th century. This edition was printed in Venice in 1495 by Bonetus Locatellus, a priest from Bergamo, Italy, for the publisher Octavianus Scotus. Locatellus and Scotus formed an important partnership in the Venetian printing industry in the last two decades of the 1400s.
- Abū al-Qāsim Khalaf ibn ʻAbbās al-Zahrāwī, died 1013? Contributor.
- Christophorus, de Honestis, died 1392 Contributor.
- Cordo, Simone, 1270-1303 Contributor.
- Francesco, di Piedimonte, died 1319 Contributor.
- Ibn Gaon, Shem Tov ben Abraham, 13th/14th century Contributor.
- Jean, de Saint-Amand, 13th/14th century Contributor.
- Mondino dei Luzzi, died 1326 Contributor.
- Nicolaus, Salernitanus, 12th century Contributor.
- Petrus, de Abano, approximately 1250-approximately 1315 Contributor.
- Saladino Ferro, flourished 1448 Contributor.
Created / Published
- Venice : Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 1495.
- - 1000 to 1495
- - Medicine, Arab
- - Medicine, Medieval
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: 332 pages; 32 centimeters. Bound in pigskin, stamped with fleurs-de-lis in oval fillets and scrolls lettered MARIA; clasps, restored; author's name in brown on top edges..
- - Original resource at: Qatar National Library.
- - Content in Latin.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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- Abū Al-Qāsim Khalaf Ibn ʻabbās Al-Zahrāwī, 1013
- Christophorus, De Honestis, 1392
- Cordo, Simone
- Francesco, DI Piedimonte, 1319
- Ibn Gaon, Shem Tov Ben Abraham, 13th/14th Century
- Jean, De Saint-Amand, 13th/14th Century
- Mondino Dei Luzzi, 1326
- Nicolaus, Salernitanus, 12th Century
- Petrus, De Abano, Approximately 1250-Approximately 1315
- Saladino Ferro, Flourished 1448
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Chicago citation style:
Abū Al-Qāsim Khalaf Ibn ʻAbbās Al-Zahrāwī, Died 1013? Contributor, De Honestis Christophorus, Simone Cordo, Di Piedimonte Francesco, Shem Tov Ben Abraham Ibn Gaon, De Saint-Amand Jean, Died 1326 Contributor Mondino Dei Luzzi, Salernitanus Nicolaus, De Abano Petrus, and Flourished 1448 Contributor Saladino Ferro. Works of Medical Science. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 1495. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666772/.
APA citation style:
Abū Al-Qāsim Khalaf Ibn ʻAbbās Al-Zahrāwī, D. 1. C., Christophorus, D. H., Cordo, S., Francesco, D. P., Ibn Gaon, S. T. B. A., Jean, D. S. [...] Saladino Ferro, F. 1. C. (1495) Works of Medical Science. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666772/.
MLA citation style:
Abū Al-Qāsim Khalaf Ibn ʻAbbās Al-Zahrāwī, Died 1013? Contributor, et al. Works of Medical Science. Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 1495. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666772/>.