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Kitab al-Diryaq, 1198

Probably from northern Mesopotamia, in the Ayyubid Sultanate.

Folio. 5, Medicine: Pharmacopoeia.


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Kitab al-Diryaq (the Book of Antidotes) by Pseudo-Gallen, probably northern Mesopotamia, 1198CE. Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, Ms. Arabe 2964.



Referenced on p57, WAR - 010 Saracen Faris 1050-1250 AD by David Nicolle and Christa Hook:
Three men, perhaps a retired amir with two young turkish retainers, find poisonous snakes in a water jar.



Referenced on p130, God's Warriors, Knights Templar, Saracens and the Battle for Jerusalem by Helen Nicholson & David Nicolle:
Kitab al Tiryaq, 'Book of Antidotes', Iraq AD 1199.
Three men, perhaps a retired amir with two young Turkish retainers, find poisonous snakes in a water jar.

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