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Peter Pormann discusses the development of Islamic medical theory and practice in the medieval period.

Episódios

  • Introduction to Medieval Islamic Medicine

    Introduction to Medieval Islamic Medicine

    31/07/2007

    In our first episode Peter provides an introduction to the series and outlines the topics we will explore.

  • Medical inheritance - cultures and traditions of theory

    Medical inheritance - cultures and traditions of theory

    31/07/2007

    In this episode Peter looks at the cultures and traditions from which medieval Islamic medical theory and practice emerged.

  • The translation movement - the spread of ideas

    The translation movement - the spread of ideas

    31/07/2007

    In this episode we explore the importance of the translation movement in defining a tradition of Islamic medicine in the medieval period.

  • Theory and Practice - butchers or healers?

    Theory and Practice - butchers or healers?

    31/07/2007

    In this episode Peter discusses the medical theory that underpinned the Islamic tradition and how this was reflected in practice.

  • Practitioners in society

    Practitioners in society

    31/07/2007

    In this episode we look at the role of medical practitioners in society and the institutions and environment in which they practiced

  • Medicine, magic and religion

    Medicine, magic and religion

    31/07/2007

    In this episode Peter talks about the relationship between medicine, religion and magic.

  • The medieval in the modern

    The medieval in the modern

    31/07/2007

    In our final episode we examine the impact that the Islamic tradition had on neighbouring cultures and the modern theory and practice of medicine.

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