About 200 books about natural sciences with

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Unformatted text preview: usic • Wrote about 200 books about natural sciences with philosophy • Kitab al- Menser; fi-tibb- book of medicine for Mansure (local ruler) • In Latin “Liber Almansoris”- whole encyclopedia of knowledge that brought together fragmented documents • Wrote files as he was practicing medicine • His students took all of his files after he died and compiled them into a big book • Have over 1000 of his case histories • Was one of the greatest physicians • IV Hospital Medicine • Bimaristan- “house of the sick” • 150 camels to carry supplies, 12 doctors even before Islam to build hospital • Barmakid- made bigger hospital in beginning of 9th century • Thought of t...
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This document was uploaded on 02/15/2014 for the course HIST AS.140.105 at Johns Hopkins.

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