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Monday, November 8, 2010

The Book of Theriac - gabran

The book of Theriac
(Kitâb al-Diryâq)

The book of Theriac is a fascinating Arab manuscript that describe the ancient medicinal compound that was initially used as a specific cure for bites given by snakes and wild animals (in ancient Greek, thèrion) and which later became widely used as a panacea.
Theriac originated in Greco_Roman antiquity and its popularity was furthered in the Islamic world, giving rise to a vast literature on the subject.

This album is a search of Theriac in the soundsâ¦


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