Prof Peter Pormann

Professor of Classics & Graeco-Arabic Studies

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Publications

  1. 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

  2. Published

    1001 Cures: Contributions in Medicine and Healthcare from Muslim Civilisation

    Pormann, P., 31 Jan 2018, Foundation for Science, Technology, and Civilisation. 200 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. Published

    A Descriptive Catalogue of the Hebrew Manuscripts of Corpus Christi College

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  4. 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

  5. Published

    Abrahamic Religions and the Classical Tradition

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, Oxford Handbook of the Abrahamic Religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 297-314 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  6. 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

  7. Published

    Al-Kaskarī (10th cent.) and the Quotations of Classical Authors: A Philological Study

    Pormann, P. E., 2009, Sulla tradizione indiretta dei testi medici greci: Atti del II Seminario Internazionale di Siena Certosa di Pontignano, 19–20 settembre 2008. Garofalo, I., Lami, A. & Roselli, A. (eds.). Rome: Fabrizio Serra Editore, p. 107-139

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. Published

    Al-Rāzī (d. 925) on the Benefits of Sex: A Clinician Caught between Philosophy and Medicine

    Pormann, P. E., 2007, O Ye Gentlemen: Arabic Studies on Science and Literary Culture, in Honour of Remke Kruk. Vrolijk, A. & Hogendijk, J. P. (eds.). Leiden: Brill , p. 134-145

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  9. Published

    Al-Tarǧamāt al-Yūnānīya al-Suryānīya al-ʿArabīya li-l-nuṣūṣ al-ṭibbīya fī awāʾil al-ʿaṣr al-ʿAbbāsī

    Pormann, P., 2016, Našʾat al-Ṭibb al-ʿArabī fī l-qurūn al-wusṭā (La construction de la médecine arabe médiévale). Pormann, P. & Koetschet, P. (eds.). Beirut, Damascus, Cairo: Institut français du Proche-Orient, p. 43-59 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  10. Published

    Analysing Images, Editing Texts: the Manchester Project

    Pormann, P., Smelova, N., Sellers, W. I., Afif, N. & Bhayro, S., 1 May 2018, In : Manuscript Studies. 3, 1, p. 155–185 41 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published
  12. Published

    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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Published

    Avicenna on Medical Practice, Epistemology, and the Physiology of the Inner Senses

    Pormann, P. E., 2013, Interpreting Avicenna. Adamson, P. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 91-108 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  16. 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

  17. Published

    Case notes and clinicians: Galen's commentary on the hippocratic Epidemics in the Arabic tradition

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, In : Arabic Sciences and Philosophy. 18, 2, p. 247-284 37 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Published

    Collaborative Research on the Digital Syriac Galen Palimpsest

    Pormann, P. E., Kessel, G., Bhayro, S. & Hawley, R., Dec 2012, In : Semitica et Classica. 5, p. 261-265 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. Published

    Concepts of patient groups in 10th-century Iraq and Persia

    Pormann, P., 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 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

  25. Published

    Das Fatwa Die Herrlichsten Waren (Asnā l-matāğir) des al-Wanšarīsī

    Pormann, P. E., 2003, In : Der Islam. 80, 2, p. 301-328

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    David Colville

    Pormann, P. E., 2009, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Online ed.

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

  27. 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

  28. Published

    Epidemics in Context: Greek Commentaries on Hippocrates in the Arabic Tradition

    Pormann, P. E., 2012, Berlin: de Gruyter, Walter GmbH & Co. (Scientia Graeco-Arabica)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  29. Published

    Female patients and practitioners in medieval Islam.

    Pormann, P. E., 9 May 2009, In : The Lancet. 373, 9675, p. 1598-1599 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Female Patients, Patrons and Practitioners in the Medieval Islamic World

    Pormann, P. E., 2014, In : Aspetar. 3, 3, p. 656-660 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. 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

  32. Published

    Greek Thought, Modern Arabic Culture: Classical Receptions since the Nahḍa

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, In : Intellectual History of the Islamicate World. 3, p. 291-315 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Hebrew Manuscripts, Syriac Manuscripts

    Pormann, P. E., 2005, A Descriptive Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts at St John’s College, Oxford. Savage-Smith, E. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 98-106

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  34. 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

  35. 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

  36. Published

    Inside Manchester's "Arts Lab"

    Pormann, P. E., 2015, In : Nature. 525, p. 318-319 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. Published

    Islamic Medical and Scientific Tradition: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Pormann, P. E., 2011, London: Routledge. (Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  40. Published

    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

  41. Published

    Jean le grammarien et le De sectis dans la littérature médicale d’Alexandrie

    Pormann, P. E., 2003, Galenismo e medicina tardoantica: fonti greche, latine e arabe. Garofalo, I. & Roselli, A. (eds.). p. 197-248

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  42. Published

    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

  43. Published

    Medical Conceptions of Health from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    Pormann, P., 1 Jan 2019, Health: A History. Adamson, P. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 43–74 32 p. (Oxford Philosophical Concepts).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  44. Published

    Medical education in late antiquity from Alexandria to Montpellier.

    Pormann, P. E., 2010, Studies in ancient medicine|Stud Anc Med. Leiden: Brill , Vol. 35. p. 419-441 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. 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

  46. Published

    Medical Epistemology in the Medieval Islamic Tradition

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Medical Methodology and Hospital Practice: The Case of Tenth-century Baghdad

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, In the Age of al-Farabi: Arabic Philosophy in the 4th/10th Century. P. A. (ed.). London: Warburg Institute, p. 95-118

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  48. Accepted/In press

    Medical Traditions: Introduction

    Pormann, P., Chipman, L. & Schefer-Mossensohn, M., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Intellectual History of the Islamicate World. 5, 3, p. 201–9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. 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

  50. Published

    Medieval Islamic Medicine: New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys

    Pormann, P. E. & Savage Smith, E., 2007, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

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