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The Life of Jorjani: One of the Persian Pioneers of Medical Encyclopedia Compiling: On the Occasion of His 1000th Birthday Anniversary (434, A.H. - 1434, A.H.)

Fariborz Moattar 1 , Mohammad Reza Shams Ardekani 2 and Alireza Ghannadi 1 , *
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1 Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 School of Traditional Iranian Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: September 1, 2013, 15 (9); 763-6
  • Published Online: September 1, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 6, 2012
  • Revised: June 7, 2013
  • Accepted: June 22, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.8080

To Cite: Moattar F, Shams Ardekani M R, Ghannadi A. The Life of Jorjani: One of the Persian Pioneers of Medical Encyclopedia Compiling: On the Occasion of His 1000th Birthday Anniversary (434, A.H. - 1434, A.H.), Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(9):763-6. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.8080.

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1. Introduction
2. The life of Jorjani
3. Books and Compilations of Jorjani
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