Canon of Medicine

Canon of Medicine

Herbal medicine
A 131-work collection of medical thought based on the Greek writings of Aristotle, Dioscorides, Galen, Hippocrates and others, written by Persian philosopher Avicenna (980–1037).
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Some of these take the form of a whole series or a volume like the Canon of Medicine by Avicenna and Tazkirat Ouli al-Albab by Dawoud al-Antaki (No7445) in pharmacology which is full of detailed information on botany classification, diseases and treatment.
Iran's Avicenna's Medical Encyclopaedia The Canon of Medicine was highlighted in the program's previous edition.
Included in the 14 manuscripts was the Canon of Medicine, by Ibn Sina; the third chapter of Sahih al-Bukhari; and a manuscript by the scholar Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Murtada, dating back to the year 1414.
The outstanding scientific work of the time was Avicenna's Canon of Medicine.
Known in the West by the Latinized version of his name, Avicenna, Ibn Sina wrote treatises such as "The Book of Healing" and "The Canon of Medicine," as well as a vast scientific encyclopedia.
Canon of Medicine is actually his most well-known book.
The evolving scientific knowledge of the Islamic world is much in evidence with a superb collection of astrolabes, as well as several pages of the celebrated The Canon of Medicine written by Avicenna (Ibn Sina 983-1037), which was considered the definitive medical reference until the 17th century.
His al-Qanun fi ilm at-tibb, or Canon of Medicine, was published in the first half of the 11th century and translated into Latin in the early 16th century.
Ibn Sina's book that distinguished him in the field of medicine Canon of Medicine was an Arabic book.
Toward the end of the 12th century, translations from Arabic to Latin of such works as the Canon of Medicine (Ibn Sina, also known as Avicenna; 980-1037) and the Comprehensive Book on Medicine (al-Razi, also known as Rhazes; 865-923) laid the foundation for the development of "Western" medicine in Europe.
Although testing medical interventions for efficacy has existed since the time of Avicenna's The Canon of Medicine, (4,5) it was only in the 20th century did this effort evolve to impact almost all fields of health care and policy.
The Canon of Medicine of Avicenna (980-1037) was the standard medical text in the medieval world.