A Turkic Medical Treatise from Islamic Central Asia :

Karoly, László.

A Turkic Medical Treatise from Islamic Central Asia : A Critical Edition of a Seventeenth-Century Chagatay Work by Sub?an Qulï Khan. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (462 pages) - Brill's Inner Asian Library ; v.32 . - Brill's Inner Asian Library .

Intro -- A Turkic Medical Treatise from Islamic Central Asia: A Critical Edition of a Seventeenth-Century Chagatay Work by Subhān Qulï Khan -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Medicine among the Turks -- 1.2 The author -- 1.3 Medical works of Subhān Qulï -- 1.4 The manuscripts -- Tabīblik kitābï (TK) -- Hulāsat al-hukamā' (HH) -- 1.5 Technical remarks for the edition -- Transcription -- Translation -- Lexica -- Facsimiles -- 1.6 The medical system of Subhān Qulï -- Sources used by Subhān Qulï -- The structure of the treatise -- Fundamental medical theories -- Graeco-Islamic medicine -- Divine medicine -- Popular medicine -- Non-medical thoughts of Subhān Qulï -- 1.7 Materia medica -- 1.8 Drugs and other medical substances -- 1.9 Names of diseases -- 2 Bibliography -- 3 Transcription -- 4 Translation -- 5 Lexica -- 5.1 Vocabulary -- 5.2 Herbs/Plants -- 5.3 Minerals and chemicals -- 5.4 Diseases and related terms -- 5.5 Measures and units -- 5.6 Personal names -- 5.7 Qur'ānic verses -- 6 Facsimiles -- 6.1 Török O. 38 -- 6.2 436/III.

This is the first serious study on seventeenth-century Central Asian medicine that provides a major resource for the linguistic and cultural history of Central Asia. The richly annotated English translation from the Chagatay original makes the edition useful for readers without special knowledge on medical history and Turkic studies. The edition includes an introduction, a transcription, an annotated English translation, seven lexica and two manuscripts in facsimile.

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