Healing with animals in the Levant from the 10th to the 18th century

@article{Lev2006HealingWA,
  title={Healing with animals in the Levant from the 10th to the 18th century},
  author={Efraim Lev},
  journal={Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={11 - 11}
}
  • Efraim Lev
  • Published 2006 in Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine
Animals and products derived from different organs of their bodies have constituted part of the inventory of medicinal substances used in various cultures since ancient times. The article reviews the history of healing with animals in the Levant (The Land of Israel and parts of present-day Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan, defined by the Muslims in the Middle Ages as Bilad al-Sham) in the medieval and early Ottoman periods. Intensive research into the phenomenon of zootherapy in the medieval and… CONTINUE READING