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Kamaladdini S. Health and medicine in Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. jmed. 2014; 9 (2) :49-55
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-322-en.html
Assistant Payam Noor University, Payam Noor of Yazd , kamaladdini@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Shahnameh , Ferdowsi Tusi valuable work, is well-known and famous epic in Persian . A poem Shahnameh heroes in the history of Iran know that its name was enduring heroes of Iran and the Persian language was in decline , I was new . But something else is the purpose of writing this article . The Shahnameh is the only Iranian athletics history or include other issues as well ?

Methods: This was a qualitative - content analysis of summative type . Verses of Shahnameh which covered medical issues were classified and analyzed . Relevant indexes (Kashfolabyat) were used to address the verses for readers.

Results: Medicine and health were regularly referred in Shahnameh . Various medical and surgical treatment were mentioned and healing effects of herbs were discussed .

Conclusions: Medical and health references in Shahnameh, and the relevant terminology, may help academics and students in understanding old Persian writings about these subjects.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2013/10/27 | Accepted: 2014/09/9 | Published: 2014/09/28

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