Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum

Dublin Core

Title

Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum

Subject

Incunabula
Woodcuts (prints)
Petrus, de Abano, approximately 1250-approximately 1315

Description

The thirteenth-century Italian scholastic, Petrus de Abano, translated Hippocrates, Galen, and many other classic Greek medical texts into Latin. His major work, the Conciliator differentiarum [Reconciler of the Differences Between Philosophers and Physicians] represents his attempt to answer medical questions through a synthesis of Greek, Arabic, Jewish, and Latin authorities, including Aristotle, Avicenna, and Averro

Abstract

Woodcut print of abdominal muscles from Conciliator differentiarum (Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 15 March 1496)

Creator

Petrus, de Abano, approximately 1250-approximately 1315

Publisher

Bonetus Locatellus

Date Created

1496 March 15

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

Warren Library of the Harvard Medical Library (1.Mw.1496.P Cab.12, shelf 4)

Format

image

Extent

1 woodcut print

Language

Latin

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002521

Provenance

Bequest of Dr. John Warren to the Harvard Medical Library, 1928

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002521_ref.jpg

Collection

Citation

Petrus, de Abano, approximately 1250-approximately 1315, “Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum,” OnView, accessed June 20, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12578.