By Lennart Lehmhaus,Matteo Martelli
With a transparent comparative technique, this quantity brings jointly for the 1st time contributions that disguise varied classes of the heritage of historic pharmacology, from Greek, Byzantine, and Syriac drugs to the Rabbinic-Talmudic scientific discourses. This assortment opens up new synchronic and diachronic views within the learn of the traditional traditions of recipe-books and clinical collections. along with the hugely influential Galenic culture, the contributions will specialize in much less studied Byzantine and Syriac assets in addition to at the Talmudic culture, which hasn't ever been systematically investigated on the subject of drugs. This inquiry will spotlight the overpowering mass of knowledge approximately medications and treatments, which collected over the centuries and was once disseminated in quite a few texts belonging to exact cultural milieus. via an in depth research of a few appropriate case reviews, this quantity will hint a few paths of this transmission and transformation of pharmacological wisdom throughout cultural and linguistic limitations, by way of pointing to the range of disciplines and components of craftsmanship keen on the process.
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Collecting Recipes: Byzantine and Jewish Pharmacology in Dialogue (Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Cultures) by Lennart Lehmhaus,Matteo Martelli