Monday, November 8, 2010
The Book of Theriac - gabran
The book of Theriac
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, thÃ¨rion) 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¦