De sermonum proprietate, sive, Opus de universo

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Title

De sermonum proprietate, sive, Opus de universo

Subject

Incunabula
Rabanus Maurus, Archbishop of Mainz, 784?-856
Excerpts

Description

This encyclopedia of a ninth-century archbishop is the oldest incunable in the Boston Medical Library collection. The De sermonum proprietate contains chapters on subjects as diverse as the earth, animals, precious stones and metals, heretics, paradise, time, and sewers, but it is also the earliest printed book known to contain a section devoted to medicine, De medicina et morbis, [On medicine and disease].

Abstract

Excerpt from the section de medicina et morbis from Rabanus Maurus' De sermonum propietate (Strassburg, before 20 July 1467)

Creator

Rabanus Maurus, Archbishop of Mainz, 784?-856

Publisher

Adolf Rusch

Date Created

1467 July 20, before

Rights

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Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (Ballard folio 587)

Format

text

Extent

excerpt (2 pages)

Language

Latin

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0002519

Provenance

Bequest of Dr. William Norton Bullard to the Boston Medical Library, 1931

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002519_dref.jpg

Citation

Rabanus Maurus, Archbishop of Mainz, 784?-856, “De sermonum proprietate, sive, Opus de universo,” OnView, accessed June 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12547.