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Commentary on… “On the nature of man”

Ibn al-Nafis, ‘Ali ibn Abi al Hazm. Sharh tab¯i'at al-ins¯an [li-Buqr¯at]. Commentary on Hippocrates' treatise “On the nature of man.” (Place of creation unknown, 1269 CE)
It was through manuscripts such as this thirteenth-century Arabic work on Hippocrates that many Western Europeans first began to learn about Greek medicine again.

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