Medical Aphorisms: Treatises 1-5

Medical Aphorisms: Treatises 1-5

by Moses Maimonides
     
 

Medical Aphorisms is the best known and most comprehensive of Maimonides' medical works, and Gerrit Bos offers here a masterful English translation with detailed annotations. It consists of approximately 1,500 maxims compiled by Maimonides from the treatises of Galen. Maimonides arranges the aphorisms into twenty-five treatises, organizing them by traditionalSee more details below

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Medical Aphorisms is the best known and most comprehensive of Maimonides' medical works, and Gerrit Bos offers here a masterful English translation with detailed annotations. It consists of approximately 1,500 maxims compiled by Maimonides from the treatises of Galen. Maimonides arranges the aphorisms into twenty-five treatises, organizing them by traditional medieval subspecialties such as gynecology, hygiene, and diet. He also includes a section examining unusual cases from Galen and offers a critical analysis of Galen's theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780934893756
Publisher:
Brigham Young University
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
253
Sales rank:
1,019,729
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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