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Look Inside Johannes de Mirfeld of St Bartholomew's, Smithfield

Johannes de Mirfeld of St Bartholomew's, Smithfield
His Life and Works

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  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107686052

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  • Originally published in 1936, this book deals with the first writings of a medical nature known to be associated with any English hospital and their mysterious author, Johannes de Mirfeld. Hartley and Aldridge provide the original Latin text of all of Mirfeld's works, along with an English translation on each facing page. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in medical history.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107686052
    • length: 218 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction:
    1. The life of Johannes de Mirfield
    2 Johannes de Mirfield as a medical writer
    Part II. The Breviarium Bartholomei:
    1. Introductory remarks
    2. Proemium, Latin, English translation
    3. De signis malis, Latin, English translation
    4. Chapter: De ptisi, Latin, English translation
    Other extracts:
    5. Pulvis pro instrumento bellico (gunpowder), Latin, English translation
    6. Emplastrum Batholomei, Latin, English translation
    7. De ponderibus et mensuris, Latin, English translation
    8. Epilogue, Latin, English translation.

  • Authors

    Percival Horton-Smith Hartley

    Harold Richard Aldridge

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