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Cover illustration: MS Paris, BN, héb. 1103, fol. 45v, the beginning of Maimonides’ Talkhīṣ K. Ḥīlat al-burʾ (Summary of Galen’s “De Methodo Medendi”). The illumination hails from the workshop of Ferrer and Arnau Bassa in Barcelona. Cf. M. Garel, D’une main forte: Manuscrits hébreux des collections françaises, Paris 1991, no. 48. The cover design is a copy of the original design by Brigham Young University Press.

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Names: Maimonides, Moses, 1135–1204, author. | Maimonides, Moses, 1135–1204. Sharḥ fuṣūl Abuqrāṭ. Arabic. | Maimonides, Moses, 1135–1204. Sharḥ fuṣūl Abuqrāṭ. English. | Maimonides, Moses, 1135–1204. Sharḥ fuṣūl Abuqrāṭ. Hebrew. | Bos, Gerrit, 1948- translator, editor. | Maimonides, Moses, 1135–1204. Medical works of Moses Maimonides.

Title: Maimonides, Commentary on Hippocrates’ Aphorisms : a new parallel Arabic-English edition and translation, with critical editions of the medieval Hebrew translations / by Gerrit Bos.

Other titles: Commentary on Hippocrates’ Aphorisms

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2020. | Series: The medical works of Moses Maimonides, 2589-6946 ; volume 14 | Includes bibliographical references and index. | Introduction in English; text in Arabic and parallel English translation, Hebrew.

Identifiers: LCCN 2019048195 (print) | LCCN 2019048196 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004412873 (hardback) | ISBN 9789004412880 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Hippocrates. Aphorisms. | Medicine–Aphorisms–Early works to 1800.

Classification: LCC R126.H6 A859 2020 (print) | LCC R126.H6 (ebook) | DDC 610–dc23

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ISSN 2589-6946

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A New Parallel Arabic-English Edition and Translation, with Critical Editions of the Medieval Hebrew Translations