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old English herbals

Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

old English herbals

by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Botany -- Pre-Linnean works.,
  • Herbs -- Bibliography.,
  • Materia medica, Vegetable.,
  • Medicine, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eleanour Sinclair Rohde ... ; with coloured frontispiece and 17 illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK21.G7 R6, QK21.G7 R6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 243, [1] p., [18] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17638938M

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    The two best-known herbals in English were The Herball or General History of Plants () by John Gerard and The English Physician Enlarged () by Nicholas Culpeper. Gerard's text was basically a pirated translation of a book by the Belgian herbalist Dodoens .   Zooming in on the high-resolution scan, it’s incredible to see the Old English script and detailed drawings of the plants and animals used for their healing properties. Though herbals were quite common in Anglo-Saxon medicine, the British Library’s manuscript is the only surviving illustrated Old English manual.

    1st Edition Published on October 6, by Routledge This book presents for the first time an up-to-date and easy-to-read translation of a medical reference wo Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Me. The "Nine Herbs Charm" is an Old English charm recorded in the tenth-century CE Anglo-Saxon medical compilation known as Lacnunga, which survives on in the manuscript London, British Library, Harley The charm is intended for the treatment of poisoning and infection by a preparation of nine herbs. The numbers nine and three, significant in Germanic paganism and later Germanic folklore, are.


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The Old English Herbals, originally published inis a book about, in the author's words, "that fascinating and somewhat neglected branch of garden literature--the old English Herbals." At the time it was written, herb gardens were scarce; though the author's influence and books contributed to the growth we see in both herb and vegetable gardening by: That is, they easily present information that scholars have slaved over ancient languages.

In this book much of the references are early Anglo-Saxon, hence the title Old English Herbals. It's not a big book and definitely not a home cure book, it is more of a very readable history/5(25). In this book much of the references are early Anglo-Saxon, hence the title Old English Herbals.

It's not a big book and definitely not a home cure book, it is more of a very readable history. I think these authors of the times --late s were genuinely interested in gardening and appreciating the once invaluable healing aspects of these plants/5(25).

The preface to this book begins that fascinating and. neglected branch of garden literature the old English Herbals. And it is quite fascinating but it was written in and has a LOT of quotes from much, much older sources, complete with spelling.

This 4/5(5). Herbals written in connection with the colonisation of America by the Spaniards and English—Early records of the plant lore of the Red Indians—English weeds introduced into America and first gardens in New England—Joyfull Newes from out of the newe founde worlde—Gums used by the Red Indians—“Mechoacan”—“The hearbe tabaco”—First account and illustration of this plant—Its uses by.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. I'm sorry that Medieval Herbal Remedies is only peripherally related to my research and I cannot dedicate more time to Anne van Arsdall's translation and analysis, because the story behind this text is a doozy, as the title of the first chapter suggests: "Oswald the Obscure: The Lifelong Disappointments of T.O.

Cockayne." In Cockayne, a minister and schoolmaster, was the first to /5. The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine. Medieval Herbal Remedies. DOI link for Medieval Herbal Remedies. Medieval Herbal Remedies book. The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine. By Anne Van Arsdall.

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Publication date Topics Medicinal plants, Herbals, Herbs, Botany, Plants, Medicinal, Botany PublisherPages:   The writing of this book on that fascinating and somewhat neglected branch of garden literature-the old English Herbals-has been a labour of love, but it could not have been done without all the kind help I have had.

My grateful thanks are due to the authorities at the British Museum, to Author: Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. These old books, known as herbals, offer a glimpse into a way of life that largely revolved around the use of plants for medicine and food.

The herbalism books' yellowed pages and faded ink can transport the reader back to the garden of someone who may have known Shakespeare. The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record.

Author: Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair: Title: The Old English Herbals Language: English: LoC Class: QK: Science: Botany: Subject: Botany -- Great Britain -- History Subject: Botanical literature Subject: Herbs -- Bibliography audio books by Jane Austen. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

“This manuscript (Cotton MS Vitellius C III) is the only surviving illustrated Old English herbal, or book describing plants and their uses. The text is an Old English translation of a text which used to be attributed to a 4th-century writer known as Pseudo-Apuleius, now recognised as several different Late Antique authors whose texts were subsequently combined.

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His works lacked scientific credibility because of their use of astrology, though he combined diseases, plants and astrological prognosis into a simple integrated system that has proved popular to the present day.

The Old English Herbals, originally published inis a book about, in the author's words, "that fascinating and somewhat neglected branch of garden literature--the old English Herbals." At the time it was written, herb gardens were scarce; though the author's influence and books contributed to the growth we see in both herb and vegetable /5(35).