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”

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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