Prof Peter Pormann

Professor of Classics & Graeco-Arabic Studies

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Publications

  1. Published

    More Heat than Light: Miskawayh’s Epistle on Soul and Intellect

    Adamson, P. & Pormann, P. E., 23 Sep 2012, In : The Muslim World. 102, 3-4, p. 478-524 47 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Published

    The Philosophical Works of Al-Kindi: Studies in Islamic Philosophy

    Adamson, P. & Pormann, P. E., 2012, Karachi: Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. Published

    Philosophy and Medicine in the Formative Period of Islam

    Adamson, P. & Pormann, P., 31 Dec 2017, London: Warburg Institute. 308 p. (Warburg Institute Colloquia; vol. 31)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  4. Published

    Continuing research on the Syriac Galen Palimpsest: Collaborative Implementation within the Framework of Two European Projects

    Afif, N., Arsene, C., Bhayro, S., Calà, I., Daccache, J., Hawley, R., Kessel, G., Pormann, P. E., Sellers, W. I. & Smelova, N., 2017, In : Semitica et Classica. 9, p. 261-268 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    The Syriac Galen Palimpsest: Research Methods and Latest Discoveries

    Afif, N., Bhayro, S., Pormann, P., Sellers, W. I. & Smelova, N., 19 Dec 2016, In : Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Bulletin. 2, p. 5-16 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    The Syriac Galen Palimpsest: a Tale of Two Texts

    Afif, N., Bhayro, S., Kessel, G., Pormann, P. E., Sellers, W. I. & Smelova, N., 1 May 2018, In : Manuscript Studies. 3, 1, p. 110–154 45 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Computational Techniques in Multispectral Image Processing : Application to the Syriac Galen Palimpsest

    Arsene, C., Pormann, P., Sellers, W. I. & Bhayro, S., 1 Mar 2016, p. 29-30. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  8. Published

    Uncovering the Syriac Galen Palimpsest by using Image Processing Techniques

    Arsene, C., Pormann, P., Sellers, W. I., Bhayro, S. & Riley Jones, G., 18 Dec 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  9. Published

    The syriac galen palimpsest: Progress, prospects and problems

    Bhayro, S., Hawley, R., Kessel, G. & Pormann, P. E., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Semitic Studies. 58, 1, p. 131-148 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Decline and decadence in Iraq and Syria after the age of avicenna? Abd al-latīf al-baghdādī (1162-1231) between myth and history

    Joosse, N. P. & Pormann, P. E., Mar 2010, In : Bulletin of the History of Medicine. 84, 1, p. 1-29 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Archery, Mathematics, and Conceptualising Inaccuracies in Medicine in 13th Century Iraq and Syria

    Joosse, N. P. & Pormann, P. E., 2008, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 101, p. 425-427

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Abd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī’s Commentary on Hippocrates’ “Prognostic ”: A Preliminary Exploration

    Joosse, N. P. & Pormann, P. E., 2012, Epidemics in Context: Greek Commentaries on Hippocrates in the Arabic Tradition. 1 ed. Berlin: de Gruyter, Walter GmbH & Co, p. 251-283

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. Published

    شرح فصول أبقراط لابن ميمون

    Obaid, H., Karimullah, K., Selove, E., Pormann, P., Carpentieri, N., Das, A., Mimura, T., Schliwski, C. & Masry, S., 22 Mar 2017, University of Manchester. 138 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

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    Medisch Onderwijs in de Late Oudheid: Van Alexandrië naar Montpellier

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, In : Geschiedenis der Geneeskunde. 12, p. 175-180

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Medical Epistemology and Melancholy: Rufus of Ephesus and Miskawayh

    Pormann, P. E., 2013, Mental Disorders in the Classical World. Harris, W. V. (ed.). Leiden: Brill , p. 223-243 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  17. Published

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts of Corpus Christi College

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  18. Published

    review of: M. Ullmann, Wörterbuch zu den griechisch-arabischen Übersetzungen des 9. Jahrhunderts

    Pormann, P. E., 2003, In : Royal Asiatic Society. Journal. 13, p. 105-107

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    La querelle des médecins arabistes et hellénistes et l’héritage oublié

    Pormann, P. E., 2004, Lire les médecins grecs à la Renaissance: Aux origines de l’édition médicale, Actes du colloque international de Paris. Boudon-Millot, V. & Cobolet, G. (eds.). Paris: De Boccard , p. 113-141

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  20. Published

    Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms in the Arabic Tradition: The Example of Melancholy

    Pormann, P. E. & Joosse, N. P., 20 Mar 2012, Epidemics in Context: Greek Commentaries on Hippocrates in the Arabic Tradition. 1 ed. Berlin: de Gruyter, Walter GmbH & Co, p. 211-249 39 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  21. Published

    Paulos of Aegina

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, Biographical Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists. Keyser, P. & Irby-Massie, G. (eds.). p. 629

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  22. Published

    The Dispute between the Philarabic and Philhellenic Physicians and the Forgotten Heritage of Arabic Medicine

    Pormann, P. E., 2010, Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition. Routledge, Vol. ii. p. 283-316

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. Published

    The John Rylands Research Institute

    Pormann, P. E. & Beckett, R., 2015, In : Bulletin of the John Rylands Library. 91, 1, p. 107-111 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    New Fragments from Rufus of Ephesus’ On Melancholy

    Pormann, P. E., 1 Dec 2014, In : The Classical Quarterly. p. 649-656 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    The physician and the other: Images of the charlatan in medieval islam

    Pormann, P. E., Jun 2005, In : Bulletin of the History of Medicine. 79, 2, p. 189-227 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Al-Fārābī, the Melancholic Thinker and Philosopher Poet

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, In : American Oriental Society. Journal. 135, 2, p. 209-224 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Islamic Hospitals in the Time of al-Muqtadir

    Pormann, P. E., 2010, Abbasid Studies II: Occasional Papers of the School of ‘Abbasid Studies, Leuven, 28 June – 1 July 2004. Nawas, J. (ed.). Leuven: Peeters Publishers, p. 337-382

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  28. Published

    Galen [addendum]

    Pormann, P. E., 2006, Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Second Edition. Borchert, D. (ed.). 1 ed. New York: Macmillan Publishers Ltd., Vol. 4. p. 7-8

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  29. Published

    Aristotle’s Categories and the Soul: an Annotated Translation of al-Kindī’s That There are Separate Substances

    Pormann, P. E., 2009, The Afterlife of the Platonic Soul. Reflections on Platonic Psychology in the Monotheistic Religions: Platonism, Neoplatonism and the Platonic Tradition. Dillon, J. & El Kaisy-Friemuth, M. (eds.). Leiden: Brill , p. 95-106

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    Arabs and Aristophanes, Menander among the Muslims Greek humour in the medieval and modern middle east

    Pormann, P. E., 2014, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 21, 1, p. 1-29 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    The Arab “Cultural Awakening (Nahḍa)”, 1870–1950, and the Classical Tradition

    Pormann, P. E., 2006, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 13, p. 3-20

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    The Development of Translation Techniques from Greek into Syriac and Arabic: The Case of Galen’s On the Faculties and Powers of Simple Drugs, Book Six

    Pormann, P. E., 15 Jun 2012, Medieval Arabic Thought: Essays in Honour of Fritz Zimmermann. Hansberger, R., Afifi Al-Akiti, M. & Burnett, C. (eds.). 1 ed. London: Warburg Institute, p. 143-162 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. Published

    Islamic Crosspollinations: Interactions in the Medieval Middle East

    Pormann, P. E., Akasoy, A. (ed.) & Montgomery, J. E. (ed.), 2007, Oxford: Oxbow Books.

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

  35. Published

    ‘Hunayn ibn Ishaq’, ‘Ibn Masawayh’, ‘Ibn Zuhr’, ‘al-Majusi’, ‘al-Zahrawi’

    Pormann, P. E., 2006, Encarta Encyclopaedia. Online

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  36. Published

    Medical Epistemology in the Medieval Islamic Tradition

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, In : Aspetar. 4, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Hebrew Starrs

    Pormann, P. E., 2013, The Treasures of Merton College. Gunn, S. (ed.). p. 24-5 2 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    Classical Scholarship and Arab Modernity

    Pormann, P. E., 2013, Modernity’s Classics: Ruptures and Reconfigurations. Humphreys, S. & Wagner, R. (eds.). Heidelberg: Springer Nature, p. 123-141 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    روفس الإفسيسي وكتابه في المرة السوداء: المالنخوليا بين العبقرية والجنون (Rufus of Ephesus’ Book On Melancholy: Melancholy between Genius and Madness

    Pormann, P. E., 2007, كلاسيكية ٧: أعمال مؤتمر الاتجاهات الحديثة في الدراسات اليونانية واللاتينية (Classical Papers 7: The Proceedings of the Conference Modern Trends in Greek and Latin Studies. Riyadh, O. F. (ed.). Cairo, p. 331-346

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    Imaging the Syriac Galen Palimpsest: Preliminary Analysis and Future Prospects

    Pormann, P. E., Bhayro, S. & Sellers, W. I., 4 Feb 2013, In : Semitica et Classica. 6, p. 297-300 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    review of: Gerrit Bos, Maimonides: Medical Aphorisms. Treatises 1–5: a Parallel Arabic-English Edition, Middle Eastern Texts Initiative

    Pormann, P. E., 2007, In : Bulletin of the History of Medicine. 81, p. 448-449

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, Riches of the Rylands: The Special Collections of the University of Manchester.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    Islamic Medicine Crosspollinated: A Multilingual and Multiconfessional Maze

    Pormann, P. E., 2007, Islamic Crosspollinations: Interactions in the Medieval Middle East. Akasoy, A. & Montgomery, J. E. (eds.). Cambridge: Gibb Memorial Trust, p. 76-91

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. Published

    Classics and Islam: From Homer to al-Qaida

    Pormann, P. E., 2009, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 84, p. 197-233 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    review of: Mark J. Schiefsky, Hippocrates On Ancient Medicine: Translated with Introduction and Commentary

    Pormann, P. E., 2006, In : Classical Review. 56, p. 289-290

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    The formation of the Arabic pharmacology between tradition and innovation

    Pormann, P. E., 1 Oct 2011, In : Annals of Science. 68, 4, p. 493-515 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Yūhannā ibn sarābiyūn: Further studies into the transmission of his works

    Pormann, P. E., 2004, In : Arabic Sciences and Philosophy. 14, 2, p. 233-262 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Medicine and Public Health: The Middle East and North Africa

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World. Stearns, P. N. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 108-111

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

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