Medieval Islamic Medicine
By University of Warwick
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Peter Pormann discusses the development of Islamic medical theory and practice in the medieval period.
||Introduction to Medieval Islamic Medicine||In our first episode Peter provides an introduction to the series and outlines the topics we will explore.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medical inheritance - cultures and traditions of theory||In this episode Peter looks at the cultures and traditions from which medieval Islamic medical theory and practice emerged.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||The translation movement - the spread of ideas||In this episode we explore the importance of the translation movement in defining a tradition of Islamic medicine in the medieval period.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||Theory and Practice - butchers or healers?||In this episode Peter discusses the medical theory that underpinned the Islamic tradition and how this was reflected in practice.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||Practitioners in society||In this episode we look at the role of medical practitioners in society and the institutions and environment in which they practiced||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medicine, magic and religion||In this episode Peter talks about the relationship between medicine, religion and magic.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|
||The medieval in the modern||In our final episode we examine the impact that the Islamic tradition had on neighbouring cultures and the modern theory and practice of medicine.||31 7 2007||Free||View In iTunes|