Thursday, July 21, 2011

Medieval manuscript on medicine revealed in Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan

Specialists of the Manuscripts Foundation of the Nakhchivan department of the National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan revealed a medieval manuscript on medicine in Ordubad city of Nakhchivan AR, according to sources in the information department.

'The manuscript book has no cover, its first and last pages are spoiled and illegible. However, an oval seal is in a good form. Inside it, there is a phrase in Arabic there reading ‘Hatif-al-Katib’. The studies show that the author of this manuscript is philosopher and doctor Hatif Said Ahmed Isfahaniyya-Ordubadi who lived in Ordubad in the 8th century', the source said.

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