Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library A Descriptive Catalogue of the Ḥaddād Collection (WMS Arabic 401-487) (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, 6) (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian) by Nikolaj Serikoff

Cover of: Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library | Nikolaj Serikoff

Published by Brill Academic Pub .

Written in English

Read online

Subjects:

  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Medicine,
  • Social Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Reference,
  • Sociology,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • History,
  • Islamic Studies,
  • Catalogs,
  • England,
  • London,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Manuscripts, Arabic,
  • Medicine, Arab

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9085408M
ISBN 109004147985
ISBN 109789004147980

Download Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library

Credit: Wellcome Library, London Close. Nearly volumes of Arabic manuscripts covering not only medicine and pharmacology, but cosmology, alchemy, cookery and more are available online.

The digitised Arabic manuscripts range in date from the 10th to 20th centuries and cover subjects as diverse as: and cosmology. Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library A Descriptive Catalogue of the Ḥaddād Collection (WMS Arabic ) Series: Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, Volume: 6Author: Nikolaj Serikoff.

The unique online resource, based on the Wellcome Library's Arabic manuscript collection, includes well-known medical texts by famous practitioners (such as Avicenna, Ibn al-Quff, and Ibn an-Nafis), lesser-known works by anonymous physicians and rare or unique copies, such as Averroes' commentaries on Avicenna's medical poetry.

Nikolaj Serikoff, Arabic medical manuscripts of the Wellcome Library: a descriptive catalogue of the Haddād collection (WMS Arabic –), Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, vol. 6, Leiden and Boston, Brill,pp. xiii,and CD, €, $ (hardback ).

The Arabic manuscripts collection of the Wellcome Library (London) comprises around manuscript books and fragments relating to the history of medicine.

For the first time this website enables a substantial proportion of this collection to be consulted online via high-quality digital images of entire manuscripts and associated rich metadata. Arabic A Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.

A Z Iskandar (). Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library: a Descriptive Catalogue of the Ḥaddād Collection (WMS ). N Serikoff (). Islamic calligraphy from the Wellcome Library. N Serikoff (). Armenian. Historic Arabic medical manuscripts go online. 28/07/ The Wellcome Library is pleased to announcethe launch of Wellcome Arabic Manuscripts Online, a digital manuscript library created in partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and King’s College London Department of.

The manuscripts in Middle English are a particularly rich resource on medical culture in late medieval England. The original manuscripts are held in the Wellcome Library. All of the Library’s medieval manuscripts (digital and non-digital) can be found by searching the Library catalogue.

Thousands of items from the Library's collections are freely available online. Find out more about what has been digitised so far.

The Library's digital collections cover a wide variety of topics, including asylums, food, sex and sexual health, genetics, public health and war. Published books. (PDF) A New Standard in Arabic Manuscript Cataloguing (Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library.

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Haddad Collection, WMS Arabic ), by Nikolaj Serikoff. | Ioana Feodorov - Comments on the catalogue of Arabic medical mss.

The Wellcome Library is one of the greatest specialist collections on the history of medicine and the medical humanities. It houses over million items of extraordinary range and diversity, including books, films, archives, manuscripts and artworks from around the world.

Summary: This catalogue comprises full descriptions of the Arabic manuscripts which entered the Wellcome collections in A new type of the catalogue entry makes the book useful for specialists in Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library book fields from conservators to historians of medical ethics.

The Wellcome Library, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and Kings College London have been awarded a grant by the JISC’s Islamic Studies Catalogue and Manuscript Digitisation funding stream.

This collaborative project will create a searchable digital collection of Arabic manuscripts to be hosted by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt. Images and metadata will also be available from the Wellcome.

A catalogue of Arabic manuscripts on medicine and science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. A catalogue of Arabic manuscripts on medicine and science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library. [A Z Iskandar; Wellcome Historical Medical Library.].

For students, the site includes an extensive glossary of medical, scientific, and book-production terminology linked to the text. For advanced scholars, the site provides a catalogue raisonné (including images) from the or so Persian and Arabic manuscripts in the National Library of Medicine.

1 Nikolaj Serikoff, Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library. A Descriptive Catalogue of the addād Collection (WMS Arabic ), Leiden-Boston, Brill,: Ioana Feodorov.

A significant number of the Medical Society of London manuscripts earlier belonged to prominent English bibliophile physicians with a great love of Greek literature, such as Richard Mead (–), Anthony Askew (–74) and James Sims (–). This digitized collection of selected volumes of medical books and manuscripts, dating from tois drawn from the Medical Historical Library, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library.

This collection reflects the Arabic and Persian intellectual efforts that translated, augmented, and transmitted Greek and Roman medical knowledge to Western societies during the Renaissance. The Wellcome Collection was catalogued by Stefan Strelcyn and his Catalogue of Ethiopian manuscripts of the Wellcome Institute of the History of Medicine in London, published inis available online through the Wellcome Library.

The Wellcome originally had a collection of 34 manuscripts, acquired between and They retained 16 magico-medical scrolls and 1 divinatory manuscript. Dr Nikolai Serikoff, is Asian Collections Librarian at the Wellcome Library.

He specialises in Oriental librarianship, manuscript cataloguing and Greek and Arabic lexicography. He designed the Wellcome Arab Manuscripts Online catalogue of digitised manuscripts. The Wellcome Library is pleased to announce the launch of Wellcome Arabic Manuscripts Online, a digital manuscript library created in partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and King's College London Department of Digital Humanities.

From the official press release: Arabic medicine was once the most advanced in the world, and now digital facsimiles of some of its most. The library's story during the later decades of the 20th century has been one of continuing growth and development.

A significant addition during the s was the purchase of the manuscripts, and ab printed books, from the Medical Society of London Library. Nomenclature. The Wellcome Library has been renamed more than once. This is a first part of the new catalogue of medical manuscripts preserved in the Wellcome Library.

It serves not only as a guide to the collection of the manuscripts, purchased by the Wellcome Library inbut is also an independent research tool, which can be used by various specialists: librarians, historians, paleographers, art historians, conservators, etc.

The manuscript, in Ibn al-Nafīs's own hand, is now in the Lane Medical Library at Stanford University (MS A). The volume was purchased on 4 November from H.P. Kraus and received at the Army Medical Library on 4 January (acq. For other copies, see Storey PL II,2, pp.

; Richter-Bernburg, "UCLA", p. 19; Keshavarz, "Wellcome", p. ; Catalogue of Islamic Medical Manuscripts (in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian) in the Libraries of Turkey, ed. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu (Istanbul: Research Centre of Islamic History, Art and Culture, ), p. ; and Wilhelm Eilers.

see Iskandar, "Wellcome", p. ; Alexander George Ellis and Edward Edwards, A Descriptive List of the Arabic Manuscripts acquired by the Trustees of the British Museum sinceLondon,p.

44; Hamarneh, "British Library", p. (no. ) and (nos. and ); and Otto Loth, A Catalogue of the Arabic Manuscripts in the Library. The Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series was established in in order to make available fine editions of the medical and scientific classics of Asia.

The primary aim is to publish texts in their original languages, such as Chinese, Arabic, and Sanskrit.

The Series also publishes translations of such editions into English, French or German. Part of the Wellcome collection of Arabic manuscripts presently shelved at WMS AR - WMS AR. constitute most of the Arabic medical manuscript collection of Dr Sami Ibrahim Haddād (), the well-known Lebanese physician and historian of medicine.

The Arabic manuscripts collection of the Wellcome Library (London) comprises around manuscript books and fragments relating to the history of medicine. Yale Arabic and Persian Medical Books and Manuscripts. A Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library.

Articles from Medical History are provided here courtesy of Cambridge University Press. Formats: Summary | National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, : A.

Beeston. Based on the Wellcome Library Arabic manuscript collection, this unique online resource includes well-known medical texts by famous practitioners such as Avicenna, Ibn al-Quff, and Ibn an-Nafis, lesser-known works by anonymous physicians and rare copies such as Averroes’ commentaries on Avicenna’s medical poetry.

The colophon to a copy of al-Īlāqī's epitome of the first book of the Canon on Medicine by Ibn Sīnā (), set out in the form of copy was completed in [= ] by the scribe Aḥmad ibn Ṣafar, resident in the city of Üsküdar, a suburb of Istanbul.

Physical Description. Arabic. 77 leaves (fols. 1aa). Dimensions x cm; text area x cm; 19 lines. The unique online resource, based on the Wellcome Library's Arabic manuscript collection, includes well-known medical texts by famous practitioners (such as Avicenna, Ibn al.

The Arabic manuscripts collection of the Wellcome Library (London) comprises around manuscript books and fragments relating to the history of medicine. For the first time this website enables a substantial proportion of this collection to be consulted online via high-quality digital images of entire manuscripts and associated rich metadata.

From Aristotle’s biology to modern genetics, our collections cover the breadth of medical history and culture, in manuscripts, archives, books, paintings and. Book Review: Arabic medical manuscripts of the Wellcome Library: a descriptive catalogue of the Haddād collection (WMS Arabic –) By Yasmin Faghihi.

Topics: Book Reviews. Publisher: Medical History. OAI identifier: oai: Author: Yasmin Faghihi. Two further copies of this work are in the Haddad Collection in the Wellcome Library. The first copy comprises volumes I and II and is dated AH / AD.

Serikoff supplies a detailed list of the contents of both volumes (N. Serikoff, Arabic Medical Manuscripts of the Wellcome Library: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Haddad Collection, Brill. For a discussion of his popular epitome, the Qanuncheh, and the use made of it by subsequent generations of medical students, see: A.

Iskandar, A Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: The Wellcome Historical Medical Library, ), pp.

56– Muhammad ibn Yusuf al-Harawi (Persian: محمد بن یوسف هروی ‎, fl. and died ) was a Persian late 15th century physician from Herat, Safavid Empire, now part of Afghanistan.

In he composed, in Arabic, an alphabetical medical dictionary and encyclopedia. It covered anatomical and pathological terms and concepts, medicinal substances, and prominent physicians.

Lutz Richter-Bernburg, Persian Medical Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles: A Descriptive Catalogue, Humana Civilitas, vol.

4 (Malibu: Udena Publications, ), pp. –31 Fateme Keshavarz, A Descriptive and Analytical Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. 2 days ago  Loren MacKinney, Medical Illustrations in Medieval Manuscripts, Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 5, 2 parts bound together (London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, ), with Thomas Herndon, Part II, Medical Miniatures in Extant Manuscripts: A Checklist, no.

Ask Yale Library; Terms Governing Use; Digital Collections. Search in -text that occurs in a work. Not all works contain searchable full-text. Limit your search Content Type. Archives or Manuscripts 18; Books, Journals & Pamphlets 9; Language. Arabic 27; Latin 3; French 1; Greek Arabic manuscripts 4; Arabic language--Texts 2; Zoology.Incunabula in Yale Library 19; Medicine--Early works to 6; Arabic manuscripts 4; Materia medica--Early works to 3; Therapeutics--Early works to 3; Arabic language--Texts 2; Materia medica 2; Medicine, Greek and Roman 2; Medicine, Persian 2; Medicine--Manuscripts 2; Pharmacy--Early works to 2; Smallpox 2; Zoology--Pre-Linnean.

84164 views Saturday, December 5, 2020