Visualizing Medieval Medicine and Natural History, 1200-1550

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Jean Ann Givens, Karen Reeds, Alain Touwaide
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2006 - History - 278 pages
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This volume represents a conversation among scholars in fields at the intersection of the history of art, science, and medicine. It focuses chronologically and geographically on what most scholars would regard as the high and late Middle Ages from Byzantium to the British Isles.
 

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Contents

Image Word and Medicine in the Middle Ages
1
Latin Crusaders Byzantine Herbals
25
The Illuminated Tacuinum sanitatis Manuscripts from Northern
51
The Scientific Illustrations in Pico della
83
Reading and Writing the Illustrated Tractatus de herbis 12801526
115
A Reexamination
147
Type and Temperament in Cinquecento Painting
177
Nature Prints
205
The Uses of Realism in Early Modern Illustrated Botany
239
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Jean A. Givens is Associate Professor in History of Art at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA. Karen M. Reeds is an independent scholar in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, affiliated with the Princeton Research Forum and the National Coalition of Independent Scholars. Alain Touwaide is Historian of Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA

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