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  • Record Number: 28344
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Constantine the African , ,
  • Contributor(s): Wallis, Faith, translator
  • Title: Medicalizing Sex: Constantine the African [Constantine came from North Africa and brought Arabic medical texts with him to Italy. He translated or adapted his book, “On Sexual Intercourse”, from Arabic sources. He discusses issues from a medical point of view and includes many remedies for sexual problems. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Medieval Medicine: A Reader.  Edited by Faith WallisReadings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures, 15.  University of Toronto Press, 2010.  Pages 511 - 523.
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  • Article Type: Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Constantine the African, Translator- De Coitu Gynecology Latin Literature Medicine Sexuality Translation
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 11
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  • Year of Publication: 2010.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9781442601697 (hbk); 9781442601031 (pbk)
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