Women's Secrets: A Translation of Pseudo-Albertus Magnus's de Secretis Mulierum with Commentaries / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791411445
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Series: SUNY Series in Medieval Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Authors, Dates of Composition, and the Text
Sources
Human Generation
Astrology
The Secrets of Women

De Secretis Mulierum (On the Secrets of Women)

Preface

I: On the Generation of the Embryo
II: On the Formation of the Fetus
III: Concerning the Influence of the Planets
IV: On the Generation of Imperfect Animals
V: On the Exit of the Fetus from the Uterus
VI: Concerning Monsters in Nature
VII: On the Signs of Conception
VIII: On the Signs of Whether a Male or Female Is in the Uterus
IX: On the Signs of Corruption of Virginity
X: On the Signs of Chastity
XI: Concerning a Defect of the Womb
XII: Concerning Impediments to Conception
[XIII]Last: On the Generation of the Sperm

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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