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The Carrara Herbal – Sarah Kyle’s Pandora’s box

Sarah R. Kyle, Associate Professor of Humanities, University of Central Oklahoma, has just published a book  Medicine & Humanism in Late Medieval Italy: the Carrara Herbal in Padua (Routledge 2016). For a discount code, see Routledge brochure pdf Here is … Continue reading

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Original drawings for Conrad Gessner’s Historia animalium

At the National Library of Portugal, Lisbon, where  an international conference was held (2/3 February) on the topic of  ‘Libraries and the Scientific Book (XV-XVIII centuries): objects, spaces and ideas‘, Dr Florike Egmond presented her discovery of the original drawings … Continue reading

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