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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Retrieved from ” https: Page from the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Garlic. Herbarius – Gart der gesuntheit – Hortus sanitatis.

A facsimile edition of this was published in London in by B. Astronomy — Star Atlases, Charts, and Maps. Edited by Johann Schoensperger in Augsburg Germany Slide number and EPB Incunabula 5. Materia medica — Early works to Hortus Sanitatis, Strasbourg, c. Furthermore, if it was pulled up it would emit a shriek so appalling that it would kill the collector.

Its wrinkled forked root, however, was believed to represent a man.

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Views View Edit History. Pryss, Strasbourg, circaAdditional-Rights-Clearances-NA A pharmacy assistant grinds herbs while the medieval doctor lectures his students. No Contents List Available. Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting celery.


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The crocodile was of interest because, perhaps paradoxically, ointments made from its body parts would cure wrinkled skin. Botany — Pre-Linnean works. In particular the parts on animals, birds, fishes, stones and minerals have been substantially enlarged into full sections.

This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4. Adam and Eve under the Tree of life. Xylographic title, 7 full-page woodcuts and more than column-width woodcuts coloured by a near-contemporary hand, initials and paragraph marks and opening capital strokes in red.

Detail from folio 9 depicting marshmallov. A normal copyright sxnitatis is still required. Front paste-down page, with hand By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Colour woodcut man defecating Wellcome L Sell images Our Blog. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Frontispiece of the first edition of the Hortus Sanitatis herbal, 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.

Adam and Eve under the Tree of life, woodcut Wellcome L A link to contact details and our takedown policy is available here. Physician seated at a table Wellcome L Napoleon and the Scientific Expedition to Egypt.


A woman milking a cow, woodcut, Wellcome L Herbs — Therapeutic use — Early works to Hortus Sanitatis Incunabula Mandrake mythological plant.

Bookplate of Douglas Harrod Hortus sanitatis had numerous editions published throughout the latter 15th and early 16th centuries before becoming obsolete with the discovery of the New World and its medical remedies. Page of the Tractatus De Herbis depicting Hemlock.

Treasures of the Library: A man and two birds storks? Hortus sanitatis Wellcome L There are two copies of this work in the Foyle Special Collections Library. Hortus Sanitatis Frontispiece Chervil and cardamom plants, Wellcome L A Man looking for a deer tears for being aphrodisiac.

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A spider on its web, woodcut, Wellcome L You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Many of the plants, while delightfully stylized, are easily recognizable. It was described as a “rare medieval book” which gave “an insight into the bizarre medical practices used years ago.