Peter E. Pormann is a Wellcome Trust Lecturer in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick. He studied in Paris (Sorbonne), Hamburg, Tübingen and Leiden, and received a D. Phil. From the University of Oxford in 2002. He won the Hellenic Foundation's 2003 Award for the best doctoral thesis in the United Kingdom, in the Byzantine/Medieval History category, and is the author of The Oriental Tradition of Paul of Aegina's 'Pragmateai' (2004).
A New Book on Islamic Medicine:Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Pormann and Emilie Savage-Smith
Figure 1. The cover page of the "Medieval Islamic Medicine" book. Medieval Islamic Medicine by Peter E. Formann and Emilie Savage-Smith is a new book on the Islamic medical tradition, published by Edinburgh University Press. In the following we reproduce...