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Maimonides - Maimonides and Philosophy, Eight Chapters, 5

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From Amnon Shiloah – Jewish and Muslim Traditions of Music therapy [in Music as Medicine]

If the humor of black bile agitates him [i.e. if he suffers from melancholy], he should make it cease by listening to songs and various kinds of melodies, by walking in gardens and fine buildings, by sitting before beautiful forms and by things like this which delight the soul and make the disturbance of black bile disappear from it. In all this he should aim at making his body healthy…

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Observation contributed by: John Bryant