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The Resource The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine, edited and translated by Monica H. Green

The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine, edited and translated by Monica H. Green

Label
The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine
Title
The Trotula
Title remainder
a medieval compendium of women's medicine
Statement of responsibility
edited and translated by Monica H. Green
Title variation
Medieval compendium of women's medicine
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • lat
  • eng
Summary
  • To varying degrees, these three works reflect the synthesis of indigenous practices of southern Italians with the new theories, practices, and medicinal substances coming out of the Arabic world."--Jacket
  • "The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe. Yet as Monica H. Green reveals in her introduction to this first edition of the Latin text since the sixteenth century, and the first English translation of the book ever based upon a medieval form of the text, the Trotula is not a single treatise but an ensemble of three independent works, each by a different author
  • To varying degrees, these three works reflect the synthesis of indigenous practices of southern Italians with the new theories, practices, and medicinal substances coming out of the Arabic world."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
618/.09/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RG61
LC item number
.T74 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 290
NLM item number
T85852 2001a
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Green, Monica Helen
Series statement
Middle Ages series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Medicine
  • Women
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Gynecology
  • History, Medieval
  • Obstetrics
  • Women's Health
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Italy
Label
The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine, edited and translated by Monica H. Green
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-268) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • App.
  • Compound Medicines Employed in the Trotula Ensemble
  • Salerno
  • Women's Medicine
  • The Fate of the Trotula
  • Notes on This Edition and Translation
  • Edition and Translation of the Standardized Trotula Ensemble.
  • Book on the Conditions of Women.
  • On Treatments for Women.
  • On Women's Cosmetics.
Control code
45102919
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 301 pages
Isbn
9780812237894
Lccn
00047945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • UMKC: Nichols copy forms part of the Edwin J. Westermann Medieval Studies Collection.
  • 0812235894 (alk. paper)
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine, edited and translated by Monica H. Green
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [257]-268) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • App.
  • Compound Medicines Employed in the Trotula Ensemble
  • Salerno
  • Women's Medicine
  • The Fate of the Trotula
  • Notes on This Edition and Translation
  • Edition and Translation of the Standardized Trotula Ensemble.
  • Book on the Conditions of Women.
  • On Treatments for Women.
  • On Women's Cosmetics.
Control code
45102919
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvii, 301 pages
Isbn
9780812237894
Lccn
00047945
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • UMKC: Nichols copy forms part of the Edwin J. Westermann Medieval Studies Collection.
  • 0812235894 (alk. paper)
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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