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The Resource The Alphabet of Galen : pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary, by Nicholas Everett

The Alphabet of Galen : pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary, by Nicholas Everett

Label
The Alphabet of Galen : pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary
Title
The Alphabet of Galen
Title remainder
pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary
Statement of responsibility
by Nicholas Everett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • lat
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
With a comprehensive scholarly apparatus and a contextual introduction, The Alphabet of Galen is a major resource for understanding the richness and diversity of medical history
Cataloging source
CELBN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Everett, Nicholas
Dewey number
615.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Preliminary critical text in English, with some words and phrases in Greek and Latin. The text of the Alphabet of Galen is in Latin, followed by the English translation on facing pages
LC call number
RS79
LC item number
.E94 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QV 711.1
NLM item number
E93a 2012eb
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Materia medica
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Pharmacy
  • Materia Medica
  • History of Pharmacy
  • History, Ancient
  • History, Medieval
  • Matière médicale
  • Médecine grecque et romaine
  • Pharmacie
  • HISTORY
  • MEDICAL
  • Materia medica
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Pharmacy
Label
The Alphabet of Galen : pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary, by Nicholas Everett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction to the Alphabet of Galen -- A. Introduction -- B. Character of the AG and Its Date of Composition -- C. History of the AG -- D. Prologue and Epilogue -- E. Liber de dynamidiis -- F. Road through Ravenna? -- G. Self-Medicating in Late Antiquity -- H. Evaluating the AG's Pharmacy -- I. Evaluating the AG's Botany -- J. Conclusion -- 2. Pharmacology -- A. Introduction -- B. Natural Products and Pharmacy -- C. Sensory Perception -- D. Drug 'Properties' -- E. t Four Main Properties, Implicit Theory, and Greek Cosmology -- F. Uis vs uirtus -- G. Humour, Bile, and Phlegm -- H. Explicit Theorizing in the AG -- I. 'Doctrine of Signatures' and the Absence of Magic in the AG -- J. Non-Medical Uses -- K. Conclusion -- 3. Sources Compared and Lost -- A. Introduction -- B. Dioscorides -- C. Pliny -- D. Sextius Niger: The Possibility -- E. Other Lost Sources BC to AD -- F. Two Linguistic Echoes: The Diaeta Theodori and Ps. Apuleius -- G. Conclusion -- H. Comparanda: An apparatus comparationum -- 4. Language, Latinity, and Translation -- A. Introduction: Language and Dating the AG -- B. Grammar -- C. Vocabulary -- D. Uiscidus and uiscide -- E.-aster / -astrum Suffix -- F. Greek in the AG -- G. Conclusion -- H. Difficulties of Terminology and Translation -- I. Neologisms and Rare Words -- 5. Manuscripts -- A. Overview and Editorial Principles -- B. Variants -- C. Manuscripts -- D. Editio princeps -- Alphabetum Galieni (Latin Text) / The Alphabet of Galen (English translation) -- A. Plants and Plant Products -- B. Minerals and Mineral Products -- C. Animals and Animal Products -- D. Places and Place-Names -- E. Medical -- F. General -- G. Interesting or Rare Words (see also ch. 4.I.)
Control code
799730277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 445 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442664906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, digital file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt53hnh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)799730277
Label
The Alphabet of Galen : pharmacy from antiquity to the Middle Ages : a critical edition of the Latin text with English translation and commentary, by Nicholas Everett
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction to the Alphabet of Galen -- A. Introduction -- B. Character of the AG and Its Date of Composition -- C. History of the AG -- D. Prologue and Epilogue -- E. Liber de dynamidiis -- F. Road through Ravenna? -- G. Self-Medicating in Late Antiquity -- H. Evaluating the AG's Pharmacy -- I. Evaluating the AG's Botany -- J. Conclusion -- 2. Pharmacology -- A. Introduction -- B. Natural Products and Pharmacy -- C. Sensory Perception -- D. Drug 'Properties' -- E. t Four Main Properties, Implicit Theory, and Greek Cosmology -- F. Uis vs uirtus -- G. Humour, Bile, and Phlegm -- H. Explicit Theorizing in the AG -- I. 'Doctrine of Signatures' and the Absence of Magic in the AG -- J. Non-Medical Uses -- K. Conclusion -- 3. Sources Compared and Lost -- A. Introduction -- B. Dioscorides -- C. Pliny -- D. Sextius Niger: The Possibility -- E. Other Lost Sources BC to AD -- F. Two Linguistic Echoes: The Diaeta Theodori and Ps. Apuleius -- G. Conclusion -- H. Comparanda: An apparatus comparationum -- 4. Language, Latinity, and Translation -- A. Introduction: Language and Dating the AG -- B. Grammar -- C. Vocabulary -- D. Uiscidus and uiscide -- E.-aster / -astrum Suffix -- F. Greek in the AG -- G. Conclusion -- H. Difficulties of Terminology and Translation -- I. Neologisms and Rare Words -- 5. Manuscripts -- A. Overview and Editorial Principles -- B. Variants -- C. Manuscripts -- D. Editio princeps -- Alphabetum Galieni (Latin Text) / The Alphabet of Galen (English translation) -- A. Plants and Plant Products -- B. Minerals and Mineral Products -- C. Animals and Animal Products -- D. Places and Place-Names -- E. Medical -- F. General -- G. Interesting or Rare Words (see also ch. 4.I.)
Control code
799730277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 445 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442664906
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, digital file
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt53hnh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)799730277

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