Hand-coloured wooducts and text from Hortus sanitatis Hand-coloured wooducts and text from Hortus sanitatis​Hortus sanitatis, or Garden of health, is in the. Uniform Title(s):: Hortus sanitatis; Contributor(s):: Meydenbach, Jakob, active 15th century., printer; Publication: [Mainz: Jacob Meydenbach, 23 June ]. HORTUS SANITATIS. BY J. CHRISTIAN BAY. In Peter Schoffer, in Mainz, published a book on popular medicine entitled Herbarius. This was the first of the .

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Front paste-down page, with hand Three hares swimming in a river, woodcut, Wellcome L Ortus sanitatis Wellcome L This woodcut is taken from the Hortus Sanitatis minor The Garden of Healtha guide to herbal medicine dating back to Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L Hortus Sanitatis Incunabula Mandrake mythological plant. saanitatis

The Hortus Sanitatis was the third important herbal to be printed in Mainz before Extracting the magic stone from the head of a toad. Zanitatis, there is no evidence of further correspondence and 80 years have passed with the seal remaining a mystery. Arber, Agnes [], Herbals: Three hares swimming in a river, woodcut, Wellcome L Three sheep, woodcut, Wellcome L Small sharks were given the name sea dogs or dogfish, because they have sharp teeth, and popular imagination made them the Medical history.


The crocodile was of interest because, perhaps paradoxically, ointments made from its body parts would cure wrinkled skin. Natural History — Original Investigations.

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Views View Edit History. It was first printed in in Mainz, Germany, by Sanifatis Meydenbach, who is thought to have also been the compiler of the book.

An ear of wheat. Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L Edera terrestis Hortus sanitatis. A link to contact details and our takedown policy is available here.

They believed that the natural world had been created by God to be of use to humanity and that animals and plants were there to provide cures for diseases. Astronomy — Early Works. Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Hemlock.

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Page illustrated with a woman delousing a man. A woman milking a cow, woodcut, Wellcome L A fish with the head of a pig, woodcut, Wellcome L Physician seated at a table Wellcome L An onion, woodcut, Wellcome L From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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