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Venerating the Root, part II

Venerating the Root, part II

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Sabine Wilms' translation of the second half of Sun Simiao's 孫思邈 writings on pediatrics, found in volume 5 of the Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 ("Essential Formulas Worth a Thousand in Gold to Prepare for Emergencies")

Paperback ISBN-13: 9780991342938

Hardcover ISBN-13: 9780991342983

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This book is a literal translation of the second half of Volume 5 from the Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang 備急千金要方 on pediatrics, composed by Sun Simiao 孫思邈 in the seventh century. It includes the following features:

  • 26 pages of introductory matter and 544 pages of main text.
  • A critical edition of the Chinese text with the literal English translation on opposing pages.
  • Five main sections on "Cold Damage," "Cough," "Aggregations, Binds, Distention, and Fullness," "Welling Abscesses, Flat Abscesses, and Scrofula," and "Miscellaneous Diseases of Small Children." Here is a link to the Table of Contents.
  • Extensive translator's notes that explain individual terms, medical concepts, alternative readings of passages, translation issues, etc.
  • Clinical commentary by Dr. Julian Scott.
  • Interspersed throughout the translation and commenting on each major formula in the text,Sabine has translated the section on pediatrics from the Qian Jin Fang Yan Yi 千金方衍義, a commentary on the Qian Jin Fang composed in 1698 by the famous physician Zhang Lu 張璐. 
  • Forewords by two experienced pediatricians: Dr. Stephen Cowan and Assaf Mor, and a short Preface by Sabine Wilms.
  • A general index and indexes for single herbs and formulas, indications, acupuncture and moxibustion, and proper names.

For more information, see the page on "Nurturing the Small" on this website.