An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15959 entries, 13943 authors and 1935 subjects. Updated: February 27, 2024

KAHL, Oliver

6 entries
  • 8530

Ya qūb ibn Ishaq al'Irail's "Treatise on the errors of the physicians in Damascus." Edited and translated by Oliver Kahl. Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 10.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.


Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Jewish Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Syria and Syriac Texts
  • 8289

Sabur Ibn Sahl: The Small Dispensatory: Translated from the Arabic together with a study and glossaries by Oliver Kahl.

Leiden: Brill, 2003.

Edition and translation of the oldest manuscript on Arabic pharmacy.



Subjects: ISLAMIC OR ARAB MEDICINE, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Islamic or Arab Medicine, PHARMACOLOGY
  • 8278

The dispensatory of Ibn at-Tilmīd: Arabic text, English translation, study and glossaries by Oliver Kahl.

Leiden: Brill, 2007.

Critical Arabic edition, annotated English translation, introductory study, and two-way glossaries of the dispensatory composed around the middle of the 12th century CE by the Nestorian physician Ibn at-Tilmīḏ. The dispensatory, recognized as a masterpiece already by mediaeval contemporaries, soon after its appearance became the pharmacological standard work in the hospitals and pharmacies of Baghdad and the wider Arab East, replacing, after almost 300 years, the vademecum of Sābūr ibn Sahl.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Iran (Persia), Iranian Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , PHARMACOLOGY
  • 8277

Sābūr ibn Sahl's dispensatory in the recension of the 'Adudī hospital.

Leiden: Brill, 2009.

Arabic edition and English translation of Sābūr ibn Sahl's famous dispensatory as preserved in a recension made by the physicians of the ʿAḍudī hospital in Baghdad around the middle of the 11th century CE.



Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Iran (Persia), ISLAMIC OR ARAB MEDICINE, Iranian Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Islamic or Arab Medicine, PHARMACOLOGY
  • 8290

The Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in the Comprehensive Book of Rhazes. By Oliver Kahl.

Leiden: Brill, 2015.

Razi's Kitab al-Hawi, a vast medical-pharmaceutical encyclopedia, was compiled from multiple sources. For each identified source this study provides Razi's Arabic text with an English translation. When possible, the original version of the quoted text is provided.

"All text material appears in full Arabic with English translation whilst the traceable Indian fragments are represented here, for the first time, in both the original Sanskrit and corresponding English translations. The philological core of the book is framed by a detailed introductory study on the transmission of Indian, Syrian and Iranian medicine and pharmacy to the Arabs, and by extensive bilingual glossaries of relevant Arabic and Sanskrit terms as well as Latin botanical identifications" (publisher).



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India, Iranian Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Syria and Syriac Texts, PHARMACOLOGY › History of Pharmacology & Pharmaceuticals, Persian (Iranian) Islamic Medicine
  • 12668

‘Ubaidallāh Ibn Buḫtīšū‘ on apparent death: The Kitāb Taḥrīm dafn al-aḥyā’, Arabic edition and English translation by Oliver Kahl.

Leiden: Brill, 2018.


Subjects: DEATH & DYING, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Medieval Islamic or Arab Medicine, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Syria and Syriac Texts