Letter: T-S NS 327.93

Letter T-S NS 327.93



Letter from ʿAmmār b. [...] to al-Rayyis Bū l-Mufaḍḍal. In Arabic script. Dating: likely 12th or 13th century. The writer reports on a particular course of treatment for eye problems that included inflammations, dimness of vision, expanded pupils. The illness was treated with lamellae, eye drops and with the prescription of a potion to be taken after breakfast. Simples mentioned include anise, rose, lavender, oregano, mastic, liquorice, myrobalan, and aloe. The writer mentions his recent move to the town of Qalyūb. (Information from CUDL, probably from Isaacs's catalogue.)

T-S NS 327.93 1r




T-S NS 327.93 1v

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