Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 37015
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ibn al-Jazzar
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  • Title: Ibn al-Jazzar on Sexual Diseases and Their Treatment
  • Source: Ibn al-Jazzar on Sexual Diseases and Their Treatment: A Critical Edition of Zad al-musafir wa-qut al-hadir. Provisions for the Traveller and Nourishment for the Sedentary Book 6. The Original Arabic Text with an English Translation, Introduction and Commentary. Abu Jafar Ahmad ibn Ibrahim Ibn al-Jazzar.   Edited by Gerrit Bos.  Kegan Paul International, 1997.  Pages 239 - 310.
  • Description: The Arab physician Ibn al-Jazzar drew on the work of Greek, Roman and Arab medical authors to compile a medical guide in seven books. This book concerns the sexual diseases of both women and men. The emphasis is on therapy and includes detailed information on pharmacology. The editor, Gerrit Bos, provides an edition of the Arabic text, an English translation, an introduction and a commentary.
  • Article Type: Edition of Text ; Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Arabic Literature Diseases Medicine Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: Northern Africa
  • Century: 10
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: Arabic ; English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0710305699
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