Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine

Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine

by Anne Van Arsdall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415884039

ISBN-13: 9780415884037

Pub. Date: 10/06/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference work that was used in Western Europe from the fifth century well into the Renaissance. Listing 185 medicinal plants, the uses for each, and remedies that were compounded using them, the translation will fascinate medievalist, medical historians and the layman alike.

Overview

This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference work that was used in Western Europe from the fifth century well into the Renaissance. Listing 185 medicinal plants, the uses for each, and remedies that were compounded using them, the translation will fascinate medievalist, medical historians and the layman alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415884037
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/06/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
276
Sales rank:
895,423
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Oswald the Obscure: The Lifelong disapointments of T.O. Cockayne 2. Cockayne's Herbarium 3. The Old English Hebarium in a Larger European Context 4. The Herbarium: Manuscripts, Illustrations, and the need for a new translation 5. A New Translation of the Old English Herbarium:
Herbarium: Contents list Hebarium: Remedies Bibliography Index of Plant Names Index of Complaints

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