An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15859 entries, 13798 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: February 5, 2023

THORNDIKE, Lynn

3 entries
  • 6422

A history of magic and experimental science. 8 vols.

New York: Columbia University Press, 19231958.

Vols. 1-2 deal with the first 13 centuries of the Christian era; vols. 3-4 with the 14th and 15th centuries, vols. 5-6 with the 16th century, and vols. 7-8 with the 17th century.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine, Magic & Superstition in Medicine, Renaissance Medicine › History of Renaissance Medicine
  • 12618

The herbal of Rufinus. Edited from the unique manuscript by Lynn Thorndike, assisted by Francis S. Benjamin, Jr.

Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1945.

First printed edition of an herbal written circa 1287 by Rufinus, a medieval monk / physician unknown before this edition. Rufinus was titular abbot in absentia of the monastery of Tyre, and plenipotentiary to the archbishop of Genoa. His original manuscript did not survive, and the copy used by Thorndike, Ashburnham 189 in the Laurentian Library in Florence, is the only surviving copy.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Italy, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines
  • 8349

A catalogue of incipits of mediaeval scientific writings in Latin. Revised and augmented edition.

Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1963.


Subjects: BIBLIOGRAPHY › Manuscripts & Philology, MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › History of Medieval Medicine