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For a brief introduction to the history of Islamic medicine and and its role in European history choose Medieval Islam.

To find entries for individual manuscripts and their illustrations choose Catalogue. It will lead you first to their subject arrangement and then to the entries themselves.

To find biographies of important Islamic physicians, surgeons, and scholars, as well as suggestions for further research, choose Bio-Bibliographies.

To find out the meaning of historical terms relating to medieval medicine and book making choose Glossary.

To find complete bibliographical information about books and articles referred to in the entries choose Abbreviations.

To find out who prepared this website choose Credits.

Welcome Getting started Medieval Islam Catalogue Bio-bibliographies Glossary Abbreviations Credits About the Author Concordances A 1 - A 29 A 30 - A 59 A 60 - A 89 A 90 - A 92 P 1 - P 29 Authors, Translators & Commentators Copyists & Illustrators Owners & Patrons