Ayman Yasin Atat

Ayman Yasin ATAT , Einstein Guest Researcher, Freie Universität Berlin, Seminar für Semitistik und Arabistik, Fabeckstraße 23/25, Berlin

Dr. Ayman Yasin Atat is a fellow in the department of the history of science and pharmacy at TU Braunschweig, Germany. His main research fields are Arabic traditional materia medica and the history of Arabic pharmacy and medicine, and also studying and editing Arabic medical manuscripts. 


AUTHOR'S ARTICLES

Ibn al-Baytar’s Al-Mughni fi al-Tibb

by Ayman Yasin Atat Published on: 7th February 2022

Ibn Al-Bayṭār was a botanist who was active in the 13th century. He was born in the Andalusian city of Málaga and learned botany from the Málagan botanist Abū al-‘Abbās al-Nabātī, with whom he started…

A Review on Tarjumān al-aṭibbāʾ Manuscript (The Interpreter of Physicians)

by Ayman Yasin Atat Published on: 26th January 2022

This paper sheds light on a rare Arabic pharmaceutical manuscript concerning simple medicaments entitled Tarjumān al-aṭibbā’ wa-lisān al-alibbā (The Interpreter of Physicians and the Language of the Wise concerning Simple Medicaments).

A Commentary on Toxicology in the Arabic Civilization

by Ayman Yasin Atat Published on: 2nd December 2021

Toxicology and Pharmacy: In the field of toxicology an early manual was Kitab as-Sumum attributed to Shanaq the Indian and translated into Arabic by al-’Abbas bin Sa’id al-Jawhari for the Caliph al-Mamun (r.813-833). The text discusses poisons and how they can…

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