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

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

by Percival Horton-Smith Hartley, Harold Richard Aldridge


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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

ISBN-13: 9781107686052
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/26/2013
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 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.

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