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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Hortus sanitatis

Detail from folio 9 depicting marshmallov. 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.

Natural History – Original Investigations. Natural history — Pre-Linnean works.

Identifier Call Number QK However, in his second letter, the revelation that the red sanitaits of wax is found above the seal disproves his theory. During the middle ages all manner of land animals were thought to have their own scaled and finned equivalents in the sea. Sea cow, sea dog, and sea horse, Small sharks were given the name sea dogs or dogfish, because they have sharp teeth, and popular imagination made them the na botany, yortus, caraway Carumwoodcut, coloured, from ‘Hortus sanitatis’, by Johannes von Cube, Mainz, Germany,Additional-Rights-Clearances-NA History of medicine.

sanitagis Edited by Johann Schoensperger in Augsburg Germany Unknown Edera terrestis Hortus sanitatis Herbarius – Gart der gesuntheit – Hortus sanitatis MET DP An illustration from ‘Hortus Sanitatis’ of Johannis de Cuba showing a practical test for the bloodstone, which is reputed to stop bleeding from the nose, and other orifices.


For most of us, however, the charm of this wonderful book rests in its woodcut illustrations. Page from the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Garlic. Four insects, possibly bees, woodcut, Wellcome L Materia medica — Early works to Mythical winged creatures Wellcome L Questions have yet to be answered.

This page was last edited on 10 Januaryat God, three Persons of Trinity, creating the plants and the animals. A woman milking a cow, woodcut, Wellcome L Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Acacia. A fish with the head of a pig, woodcut, Wellcome L Frontispiece of edition.

But it is the human figures, surrounded by birds or standing by rivers containing not only fish but mermaids, that take us back most vividly to the birth of scientific natural history. Four insects, possibly bees, woodcut, Wellcome L An ear of wheat. The first two were by Peter Schoefferhis Latin Herbarius infollowed by an updated and enlarged German version in There are two copies of this work in the Foyle Special Collections Library.

A normal copyright tag is still required. Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting anise. Copies often contain early inscriptions giving plant identifications in the vernacular, but the present copy is of special interest since it contains contemporary colour guides for numerous plants, as well as some identifications. Railroad Journals from the 19th Century.


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Three hares swimming in a river, woodcut, Wellcome L Hortus Sanitatis Gart der Gesundheit. Woman in bed, woodcut from Hortus Sanitatis Wellcome L The role of apothecaries in dispensing treatments for medical conditions has evolved into that of the modern pharmacist. From Johann de Cuba’s ‘Hortus Sanitatis’, This page was last edited on 26 Mayat If is associated with an Alamy account you’ll receive an email with hirtus on how to reset your password.

The Hortus sanitatis is the first book printed by Meydenbach. A facsimile edition of this was published in London in by B. Ortus sanitatis Wellcome L The colour instructions light green, liver-brown, red, yellow, white, blue, etc. The first edition of Hortus Sanitatis was printed by Jacob Meydenbach in Mainz, Germany inwith a second edition in and a third in Mid 16th-century German blind-tooled pigskin over hotrus boards, bevelled on inner edge, sides panelled with heads-in-medallion and other rolls, at centre armorial plaques of the Holy Roman Empire and of Saxony [Haebler I, 67 V.

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Herbs — Therapeutic use — Early works to