By Tony Hunt
This moment quantity of Anglo-Norman Medicinec ompletes Tony Hunt's variation of the entire vernacular scientific texts contained in Trinity university, Cambridge, MS 0.1.20, offering a treatise on vacationing the ill and a verse translation of the 1st a part of the prestigious gynaecological compilation referred to as `Trotula', either with their Latin originals. to those are additional longer works from different assets: the Euperistonand the Trinity `Practica', bold compilations which make the most fabric in Latin, French and English. complete notes and glossaries are supplied. Tony Hunt's creation goals to demonstrate attribute positive aspects of the medieval scientific compendium in the course of the instance of the Speculum medicorum, which has hitherto been thoroughly unstudied.
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Anglo-Norman Medicine: II. Shorter Treatises by Tony Hunt