Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, Alberuni's India (v. 1)

(London :  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,  1910.)



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and sustains by his mercy, i.e. I hope one day to learn
those things. As far as I can guess with regard to the
literature of the Greeks, they used in their poetry
similar/ee;; to the Hindus ; for Galenus says in his book
Kara ykvi-j: " The medicine prepared with saliva dis- page 73.
covered by Menecrates has been described by Damo¬
crates in a poem composed in a metre consisting of
three parts,"
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