Prof Peter Pormann

Professor of Classics & Graeco-Arabic Studies

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Publications

  1. 2015
  2. 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

  3. Published

    Inside Manchester's "Arts Lab"

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Medical Epistemology in the Medieval Islamic Tradition

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published
  6. 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

  7. 2014
  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 2013
  12. Published

    Qualifying and quantifying medical uncertainty in 10th-century Baghdad: Abu Bakr al-Razi

    Pormann, P. E., Sep 2013, In : Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 106, 9, p. 370-372 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 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

  14. 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

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  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Published

    Mirror of Health: Medical Science during the Golden Age of Islam

    Pormann, P. E., 2013, 1 ed. London: Royal College of Physicians.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  21. 2012
  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 2011
  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 2010
  33. 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

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  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. Published

    The continuing tradition of Arab humanism

    Pormann, P. E., 2010, In : International Journal of the Classical Tradition. 17, 1, p. 95-103 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. 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

  39. 2009
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 2008
  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  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

    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

  51. Published

    Melancholy in the Medieval World: The Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Traditions

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, Rufus of Ephesus: On Melancholy. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, p. 179-196

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  52. 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

  53. Published

    Rufus of Ephesus: On Melancholy

    Pormann, P. E., 2008, Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. (SAPERE)

    Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

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  56. 2007
  57. 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

  58. 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

  59. 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