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ISBN-13: 9780842527897
Publisher: Brigham Young University
Publication date: 07/15/2012
Series: Brigham Young University - Medical Works of Moses Maimonides Series
Pages: 221
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Gerrit Bos is chair of the Martin Buber Institute for Jewish Studies at the University of Cologne. Michael R. McVaugh is the William Smith Wells Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Table of Contents

Sigla and Abbreviations for the Arabic, English, and Hebrew Texts ix

Sigla and Abbreviations for the Latin Texts xi

Foreword to the Series xiii

Preface xv

Introduction to On Hemorrhoids: The Arabic and Hebrew Texts xvii

Arabic Manuscripts xx

Hebrew Manuscripts xxiii

Introduction to the Medieval Latin Translations xxix

Risala fi al-bawasir (On Hemorrhoids) 1

The Hebrew Translation Moses ben Samuel ibn Tibbon 31

The Hebrew Translation Zerahyah ben Isaac ben She'altiel Hen 49

The Anonymous Hebrew Translation 63

The Latin Translation Giovanni da Capua 77

The Latin Translation Armengaud Blaise 101

Glossary of Technical Terms and Materia Medica 115

Indexes to the Glossary of Technical Terms and Materia Medica

Ibn Tibbon 161

Zerahyah Hen 162

Anonymous 172

Notes to the English Translation of On Hemorrhoids 179


Translations and Editions of Works by or attributed to Moses Maimonides 195

General Bibliography 196

Indices Verborum to the Latin Translations

Giovanni da Capua 203

Armengaud Blaise 211

Subject Index to the English Translation 219

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