Medical Knowledge in Hebrew: Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

Carmen Caballero-Navas

Abstract


This article presents a short survey of the Hebrew textual production on medical literature during the Middle Ages in the West. It explores diverse trends in the writing and diffusion of medical texts from the creation of the Hebrew Medical corpus,as well as the fortuna that the trasmission of this genre had after the introduction of printing.

 

Key words: Medicine in Hebrew - Manuscripts - Early Printing


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