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Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abdullah ibn Sina (Ibn Sina) (980-1037 CE)

Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abdullah ibn Sina (Ibn Sina) (980-1037 CE) | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

From the Science Museum's 'Exploring the History of Medicine', this article gives an overview of Ali ibn Sina (also known as Avicenna), author of the Canon of Medicine. This extensive and influential work 'was printed in Europe at least 60 times between 1516 and 1574', and is discussed by Brunton on page 167 of Cultural Encounters (2008).

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Medicina Antiqua

Medicina Antiqua | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

 Medicina Antiqua is hosted by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. It is devoted to the study of medicine in the Graeco-Roman world. The site currently hosts a number of essays (including a biography of Galen) and translations of Hippocrates and Galen.

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History of Medicine Timeline

History of Medicine Timeline from the Science Museum (and plenty more under various headings such as Techniques and Technologies)

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The Four Humours, In Our Time - BBC Radio 4

The Four Humours, In Our Time - BBC Radio 4 | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

Melvyn Bragg discusses the four humours in medical history with David Wootton, Anniversary Professor of History at the University of York; Vivian Nutton, Professor of the History of Medicine at University College London; Noga Arikha, Visiting Fellow at the Institut Jean-Nicod in Paris.

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Hospital Zone | 1001 Inventions

Hospital Zone | 1001 Inventions | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

How medical knowledge and treatment from Muslim civilisation has influenced medicine today - a video clip with historian Bettany Hughes

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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Medieval University

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Medieval University | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the foundation of the medieval universities.
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Europe & the Islamic Mediterranean AD 700–1600 - Victoria and Albert Museum

Europe & the Islamic Mediterranean AD 700–1600 - Victoria and Albert Museum | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

This article explores Islamic influence on art and artefacts particularly in medieval Spain, Sicily and Southern Italy.

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Medieval Islamic Medicine Podcasts: University of Warwick

Medieval Islamic Medicine Podcasts: University of Warwick | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it
Peter Pormann discusses the development of Islamic medical theory and practice in the medieval period.
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Hot, Cold, Wet and Dry, The Making of Modern Medicine - BBC Radio 4

First episode of a narrative history series exploring over 2,000 years of western medicine, with medical historian Andrew Cunningham. This programme identifies the origins of religious and western-learned medicine in the works of Hippocrates and Galen.

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Greek Medical Texts

Greek Medical Texts | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

Greek medical texts online from the Perseus Collection, including Galen in Greek and Hippocrates in English and Greek.

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Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts

Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

A US National Library of Medicine online exhibition put together by a University of Oxford scholar Emilie Savage-Smith in 1994, with illustrated essays on: Al-Razi; Greek influence; encyclopaedias; ophthalmology and surgery; anatomy; pharmaceutics and alchemy; hospitals; late medieval and early modern medicine etc. 

 
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Islamic Medical Manuscripts

Islamic Medical Manuscripts | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

Via this U.S. National Library of Medicine resource you can learn about Islamic medicine and science during the Middle Ages and the important role it played in the history of Europe. This site, with its biographies, colourful images, and extensive historical accounts of medieval medicine and science, is designed for students and everyone interested in the history of Islamic and European culture. The site includes an extensive glossary of medical, scientific, and book-production terminology linked to the text, an introductory article about medieval Islam and bio-bibliographies of  important Islamic physicians, surgeons, and scholars.

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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Translation Movement

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Translation Movement | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss classical Greek ideas in the Arabic and the Islamic world.
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Muslim Spain: BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time'

Muslim Spain: BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time' | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

Melvyn Bragg examines Muslim Spain, from Cordoba’s 'golden age' of Muslim, Christian and Jewish co-existence to the 1492 fall of Granada to Catholic monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella. With Tim Winter, a convert to Islam and lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University; Martin Palmer, Anglican lay preacher and theologian and author of The Sacred History of Britain, Mehri Niknam, Executive Director of the Maimonides Foundation, a joint Jewish-Muslim Interfaith Foundation in London.

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The Arab Conquests - BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time'

The Arab Conquests - BBC Radio 4's 'In Our Time' | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

Melvyn Bragg examines the seventh and eighth century Arab conquests which helped communicate Islam to the world, with Hugh Kennedy, Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Amira Bennison, Senior Lecturer in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge and Robert Hoyland, Professor in Arabic and Middle East Studies at the University of St Andrews.

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Ibn Sina (Avicenna)'s Canon of Medicine

Ibn Sina (Avicenna)'s Canon of Medicine | Cultural Encounters in Europe | Scoop.it

The 1593 version of Ibn Sina's Canon of Medicine has been digitized and published by the Saab Medical Library, with an introductory article and the contents of each book translated into English.

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