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Materia medica Vegetable -- Early works to 1800, Materia medica Vegetable, Medicinal plants -- Early works to 1800, Medicinal plants, Medicine -- Early works to 1800, Medicine, Medicine Medieval, Codices, Treatises, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Medieval, Manuscripts Renaissance
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Porter, D. (2022, November 04). Penn Library's LJS 437 - De re medicina. (Video Orientation). [Video file.] Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/sims_video/181
Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 437, a medical compendium of or treatise on simples (medicines made from one component, mostly botanical), with notes on their preparation and properties, grouped by first letter, but not arranged alphabetically within each letter group. A list of the herbs starting with a given letter appears at the beginning of each letter section. Occasional marginal notes and corrections, often slightly trimmed.
Written in southern Germany or Austria, ca. 1400.
Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9958065673503681