Skip to main content

Medicine, Medieval

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

f. 3v
f. 3v

MS 176: De balneis Puteolanis [incomplete], by Peter of Eboli, 15th century

Identifier: MS 176
Contents MS 176 is a short volume with only a small abount of text combined with large, half-page illustrations. It contains sections VI-XXI of Peter of Eboli's thirty-five sectional didactic poem on the medicinal thermal baths in the region of Campania. Peter wrote his poem on bathing in the last years of the 12th century, and dedicated it to the emperor, probably the Holy Roman Emperor at the time, Henry VI.The text begins with the sixth section of Peter of Eboli's text, on f. 1r: ...
Dates: 15th century

MS 177: Commentary on Rhazes' Nonus Almansoris by Gerard of Solo, 1391

Identifier: MS 177
Contents MS 177 is a commentary by Gerard of Solo on a ninth-century medical text by Persian physician and author, Rhazes. Rhazes' original Arabic text was first translated into Latin in the twelfth century, at which point it became well known and used in medieval Europe. Book IX of this work deals with pathology, and it quickly became a valuable guide for theraputic medicine that remained popular long after the medieval period. Due to its applicability and wide-usage, there are several commentaries...
Dates: 1391