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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 3)
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Maysari: An Iranian Author of a Rhyme Classical Text on Pharmacy and Medicine in the Islamic Period

Naser Naseri, Maryam Darvishi, Jalal Shayegh and Peyman Mikaili
Corresponding Author:  Peyman Mikaili 

Key words:  Classical medical texts, maysari, medicine, poem, , ,
Vol. 4 , (3): 275-278
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December 23, 2011 January 21, 2012 April 05, 2012
Abstract:

Medicine is one of the sciences that have long been considered by Iranians. The history of this science in Iran before Islam is seen in books like Kalālah and Dimna in a chapter entitled as Burzuyah Tabīb and Khodāynāmeh in Sasanid era and after Islamic books on medical science is written as prose like Hidāyat ul-Muta’illimīn fi t-Tibb by Abubakr Akhavīnī Bukhārāyī and Khārazmshāhī treasure book authorship by Ismā’īl ibne Hasan Jarjānī in the late of fifth century and also books that has been developed in rhythm that one of the most important of them is Maysari's encyclopedia in fourth century (Maysari, 1994). This book contains valuable contents about four types of phlegm and tempers, types of disease and their treatment and hygiene practices and ways to keep body and soul healthy. These books as introduction has provided a field for valuable books of medical science like Ghānūn wa Nijāt written by Abu ‘Ali Sina (Avicenna). In this article, we tried briefly to introduce Maysari and features and contents of his book that is written as poem.
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Naser Naseri, Maryam Darvishi, Jalal Shayegh and Peyman Mikaili, 2012. Maysari: An Iranian Author of a Rhyme Classical Text on Pharmacy and Medicine in the Islamic Period.  Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4(3): 275-278.
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