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Arabic medical manuscripts of the Wellcome Library

Nikolaj Serikoff

Arabic medical manuscripts of the Wellcome Library

a descriptive catalogue of the Haddād Collection (WMS 401-487)

by Nikolaj Serikoff

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ḥaddād, Sāmī Ibrāhīm, -- 1890-1957 -- Library -- Catalogs.,
  • Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts, Arabic -- England -- London -- Catalogs.,
  • Medicine, Arab -- Manuscripts -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Text in English and Arabic.

    Statementby Nikolaj Serikoff.
    GenreCatalogs.
    SeriesSir Henry Wellcome Asian series -- v. 6, Sir Henry Wellcome Asian series (Brill Academic Publishers) -- v. 6.
    ContributionsWellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6621.W383 A73 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 553 p., [10] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000999M
    ISBN 109004147985
    LC Control Number2006278383

    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 since , London, , 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. F. L. 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.


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Arabic medical manuscripts of the Wellcome Library by Nikolaj Serikoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 various 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.