Formerly Professor and Chief Editor (Publications) Islamic Research Institute, Karachi, Pakistan
S O Fatimi Formerly Professor and Chief Editor (Publications) Islamic Research Institute, Karachi Pakistan
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Abu Mansur's Al-Abniya a pioneering work on pharmacological treatise in Persian language, has not received the attention that it richly deserves. This work provides as a starting point to probe into the hitherto neglected field of study regarding the relationship of medical systems prevalent in Central, West and South Asia-Greco-Syriac, Iranian and Ayurvedic medical sciences.