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4. On the question of attribution for the medical translations, see the articles on Hunayn ibn Ishaq listed in the bibliography . BIBLIOGRAPHY I . ORIGINAL WORKS. For information on Ishaq's MSS, see the works by C . Brockelmann and F . Sezgin (listed below) ; see also H . , 14 (1902) ; cf. H . J . P . Renaud, "Additions et corrections a Suter, `Die Mathematiker ' " in Isis, 17 (1932), 166-183 ; and M . Krause, "Stambuler Handschriften islamischen Mathematiker," in Quellen and Studien zur Geschichte der Mathematik, Astronotnie and Physik, Sec .
28 ; and G . Sarton, Introduction to the History of Science (Baltimore, 1927), pp . 639 ff. S . M . STERN 23 ISAACS ISHAQ IBN HUNAYN adjunct professor of anatomy . By serving between school terms as surgeon on transatlantic steamers he was able to visit anatomy departments of schools in Paris and other European cities . His last move, in 1857, was to Brooklyn, where he finally achieved financial success in practice and was invited to lecture on surgical anatomy at the Brooklyn City Hospital . One of the founders of the New York Pathological Society, Isaacs served it as both vice-president and president .
In press) . Literature on the translations is in M . Steinschneider, Die arabischen Ubersetzungen aus den Griechischen (Graz, 1960), repr . : G . Bergstrasser, Hunain b . Ishaq u . seine Schule (Leiden, 1913) ; and "Hunain uber die syrischen and arabischen Galenubersetzungen," in Abhandlungen fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes, 17 (1925) ; M . Meyerhof, "New Light on Hunain b . Ishaq and his Period," in Isis, 8 (1926), 685-724 ; J . Kollesch, "Das `Corpus medicorum graecorum'-Konzeption and Durchfilhrung," in Medizinhistorisches Journal, 3 (1968), 68-73 ; M .
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