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The Syriac Galen palimpsest.Ras al-Ayn, Syria, circa 850.
This ninth century palimpsest codex contains as its undertext a text of Galen's On Simple Drugs in the Syriac translation by Sergius of Reshaina. It has not yet been formally published. For further information see the entry in HistoryofInformation.com at this link.
Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Syria and Syriac Texts, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS