The medieval health handbook Tacuinum sanitatis / Luisa Cogliati Arano ; [translated and adapted by Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook from the original Italian edition].
- ISBN: 0807612774 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 153 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : George Braziller, 1996,1976.
|General Note:|| A gift from the William H. Willennar Foundation in memory of Aileen Willennar and Alice Willennar Close, 1999.
Original Italian ed. published as: Tacuinum sanitatis.
The ill. (p. [49-144]) are selected for comparative purposes from 5 closely related Tacuina: the Tacuinum of Liège (Bib. univ. ms. 1041), the Tacuinum of Paris (Bib. nat. ms. Lat. nouv. acq. 1673), the Tacuinum of Vienna (Nationalbib. ms. ser. nova 2644), the Theatrum of the Casanatense Library, Rome (ms. 4182), and the Tacuinum of Rouen (Bib. municip. ms. Leber 1088).
"List of related manuscripts": p. 153.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Bibliography: pages 150-152.
|Summary, etc.:|| Medieval culture shown through these manuscripts which were created during the late 1300s and early 1400s, explain the effects of food, winds, flowers, water, seasons, and human emotions upon a person's health.
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|Subject:||Cogliati Arano, Luisa. Tacuinum sanitatis.
Materia medica > Early works to 1800.
Materia medica > Pictorial works.
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) > Europe.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Italian.