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medicinal use of opium in ninth-century Baghdad

by Selma Tibi

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Published by Boston, Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Baghdad
    • Subjects:
    • Opium -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- History.,
    • Opium -- Therapeutic use -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- History.,
    • Medical care -- Iraq -- Baghdad -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Selma Tibi.
      SeriesSir Henry Wellcome Asian series,, v. 5, Sir Henry Wellcome Asian series (Brill Academic Publishers) ;, v. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRM666.06 .T53 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3426834M
      ISBN 109004146962
      LC Control Number2005050818

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Medicinal use of opium in ninth-century Baghdad by Selma Tibi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-century Baghdad (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian): Medicine & Health Science Books @ ed by: 4. This is a painstaking and, to all appearances, exhaustive study of the pharmacological and medicinal use of opium, papaver somniferum, in ‘Abbasid Baghdad, and as such a worthy successor to Franz Rosenthal’s classic work on hashish in early Islam, The Herb, Hashish versus Medieval Muslim Society().Unlike hashish, opium was a pivotal ingredient in Islamic medicine, used as a cure-all at Author: Rudi Matthee.

This book examines the knowledge and therapeutic use of opium and various species of poppy by physicians in ninth-century Baghdad (the leading medical centre then) as seen in key works by six outstanding physicians, with reference to by: 4.

This book examines the knowledge and therapeutic use of opium and various species of poppy by physicians in ninth-century Baghdad (the leading medical centre then) as seen in key works by six outstanding physicians, with reference to others. In this publication, the extensive but cautious use of opium in a variety of remedies by Baghdad physicians in the ninth century shows an amazing awareness of.

The medicinal use of opium in ninth-century Baghdad, Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, vol. 5, Leiden and London: Brill. pp. xiv,€, Author: Anna Akasoy. Opium in ninth century Baghdad In this article, Selma Tibi outlines the knowledge and therapeutic uses of opium and various species of poppy in Baghdad (a lea ding medical centre during the ninth century AD), as seen in key works by six outstanding physicians Dr Tibi is a community pharmacist in Oxford, who has a in the history of medicine.

Knowledge of the Graeco-Roman use of opium passed to ninth century Baghdad physicians mainly through translations of the works of Dioscorides and Galen.

Dioscorides, from Anazarbus in south-east Turkey, was the first to write detailed accounts of the therapeutic uses of opium. The Medicinal Use Of Opium In Ninth-Century Baghdad. Leiden: Brill, Leiden: Brill, Articles from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine are provided here courtesy of Royal Society of Cited by: The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-Century Baghdad Tibi, Selma / $ This book examines the knowledge and therapeutic use of opium and various spec Catalogue of Jyotiṣa Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library.

For example, they used opium in a variety of forms, both external and internal, for ailments and conditions in every part of the body, especially where pain was involved (Tibi ). Opium was considered particularly effective for diseases of the intestines and of the eyes, but it also featured in a number of remedies to treat gout and painful.

The medicinal use of opium in ninth-century Baghdad, Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series, vol. 5, Leiden and London: Brill. pp. xiv,€, $ (hardback ). Warburg Institute. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: Anna Akasoy.

volume set of the book. Hyderabad: Osmania Oriental Publications Bureau, Osmania University, –7) 2 Tibi S. The Medicinal Use Of Opium In Ninth-Century Baghdad.

Leiden: Brill, JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINEVolume 99 April The bulk of the book is a thorough analysis of the medicinal use of opium as described in six "classic" medico-pharmacological writings from ninth-century Baghdad: al-Kindī's Dispensatory.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-Century Baghdad. Selma Tibi. 11 Nov Hardback. US$ Add to basket. London. He has published various articles in the history of medicine in Iran and a book on power and succession in Iran in the eighteenth and nineteenth century (L 3/5(1).

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US$ Add to basket. Transforming the Void. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on /5(3). The whitish lines of exudate seem at times to penetrate even between the straight tubes Selma Tibi - The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-century Baghdad When this is done, one should leave the poppy for some time, then return to it and gather any further exudate.

The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-Century Baghdad. BRILL. 68– ISBN ; Ṭabarī, ʻAlī ibn Sahl Rabbān (). The Book of Religion and Empire: a Semi-official Defence and Exposition of Islam Written by Order at the Court and with the. Book Reviews. Jane Fountain and Dirk J.

Korf, eds. Drugs In Society: European Perspectives. Alex Mold. 22(2), pp. – The Medicinal Use of Opium in Ninth-Century Baghdad. Matthew S. Gordon. 22(2), pp. – First Page | PDF ( KB) | Permissions. Papaver / p ə ˈ p eɪ v ər / is a genus of 70– species of frost-tolerant annuals, biennials, and perennials native to temperate and cold regions of Eurasia, Africa and North America.

It is the type genus of the poppy family, : Papaveraceae.Al-Razi and Islamic medicine in the 9th century. Although Baghdad was only 50 years old in the 9th century, it was at the peak of its political power; a powerhouse of learning and the leading medical centre of the time.

The Medicinal Use Of Opium In Ninth-Century Baghdad. Leiden: Brill, The James Lind Library contains examples both of dramatic beneficial effects of treatments – for example, opium for pain relief, insulin for diabetes (Banting et al.

), liver diet for pernicious anaemia (Minot and Murphy ), sulpha drugs for infection after childbirth (Colebrook and Purdie ) and streptomycin for tuberculous.