Medicinal Substances in Jerusalem from Early Times to the Present Day

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Archaeopress, 2003 - Social Science - 150 pages
Jerusalem's handy location at the point where east meets west ensured that the greatest variety of plants and minerals were available to the city's physicians and quacks. This volume, which focuses on the Byzantine period through to the present day, largely comprises an A-Z of substances followed by a discussion of 19th-century treatments and traditional remedies that can still be bought in Jerusalem today.

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Contents

PART
5
Different Animals Used in Medieval Moslem Medicine
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Castor Testicles Castor fiber
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Yaron Perry is Lecturer in History in the department of Land of Israel Studies, University of Haifa. Efraim Lev is Lecturer in Biology and the History of Medicine and Pharmacology at the departments of Land of Israel Studies and Public Health at the University of Haifa.

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