The Sultan's Sex Potions



    The Sultan's Sex Potions

    Arab Aphrodisiacs in the Middle Ages

    Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

    Saqi 2014

    Hardback 280pp

    9780863567476   Product Code: 24127

    Arab erotological and erotic literature has a long and remarkably rich history stretching back to the ninth century. This volume presents a critical edition, translation and study of a 13th-century work from that tradition: The Sultan's Sex Potions, a sober treatise on aphrodisiacs for those afflicted with sexual impotence and other ailments, written by one of the leading scientists of the age. Edited, translated and introduced by Daniel L Newman.

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