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Il punto ultimo d'arrivo della tradizione antica è rintracciabile nel Regimen sanitatis formulato dai Maestri della celebre Scuola medica Salernitana nel XII–XIII secolo e pubblicato a stampa nel 1480 e nel Liber ruralium commodorum, redatto nei primi anni del Trecento da Pietro de' Crescenzi (1230-1321).

First print edition (Venice, of the Regimen Sanitatis Salernitanum, with the commentary of Arnaldus de Villanova

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of ANTIQUE DOMESTIC “RECIPE” BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS. Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore. NOW ONLINE!

The WELLCOME LIBRARY in London has digitized extensive selections from their library of antique domestic "recipe" books and manuscripts, circa 1590 forward.

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Two men dissecting a body covered with plague marks. Incense is burning in a bowl to camouflage the stench of the body The Chirurgeon's Apprentice

Incunable "Las Siete Partidas", escritas por el rey Alfonso X de Castilla y León (1491). Se encuentra en la Biblioteca Nacional de Chile.

Incunable "Las Siete Partidas", escritas por el rey Alfonso X de Castilla y León (1491). Se encuentra en la Biblioteca Nacional de Chile.

Directorio de las horas canónicas :: Incunables (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

Directorio de las horas canónicas :: Incunables (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

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Renaissance Rhinoplasty: The Nose Job

Miniature of a woman lying in a bed screened dby a curtain, with a swaddled infant held by a midwife, the miniature smudged by kissing

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Bloodletting in 1860, One Of Only Three Known Photographs Of The Procedure.  Partially colorized.

Bloodletting, one of only three known photographs (tintype) of the procedure.

Vita Christi cartuxano (Ludolfo de Sajonia) romançado por fray Ambrosio. Alcala de Henares: Estanislao Polono, 1502-1503 (Post-incunable) 4 ptes., en 4 v. ([852] p.; Fol. CCCXLI, [1] h.; CCCXVII, [1] h.; [8], CCCXXIX [i.e. CCCXXXIII], [1] h. U/1399 En la parte superior los Reyes Católicos entronizados reciben la obra de manos de un franciscano arrodillado (Cardenal Cisneros), mientras otro fraile (Ambrosio de Montesino) contempla la escena.(Exposición Virtual. Biblioteca Nacional de España)

Vita Christi cartuxano (Ludolfo de Sajonia) romançado por fray Ambrosio. Alcala de Henares: Estanislao Polono, 1502-1503 (Post-incunable) 4 ptes., en 4 v. ([852] p.; Fol. CCCXLI, [1] h.; CCCXVII, [1] h.; [8], CCCXXIX [i.e. CCCXXXIII], [1] h. U/1399 En la parte superior los Reyes Católicos entronizados reciben la obra de manos de un franciscano arrodillado (Cardenal Cisneros), mientras otro fraile (Ambrosio de Montesino) contempla la escena.(Exposición Virtual. Biblioteca Nacional de España)

Carte-de-viste of a drug salesman, c.1900. SMU Central University Libraries.

[Drug Salesman], Fey & Braunig via Southern Methodist University, Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection on Flick.

CAXTON, WILLIAM. c.1415-c.1492. CHAUCER, GEOFFREY.  [The Canterbury Tales. Westminster: William Caxton, 1476-77.]

The Canterbury Tales William Caxton 1477 CE

Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides ("The Pharmacy"), dated 1224 Baghdad, Iraq

Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides ("The Pharmacy"), dated 1224 Iraq, Baghdad School Colors and gilt on paper

Vintage. Papine: the safest and most pleasant preparation of opium; chemists cocalac, nourishing. vitalizing.

The Safest and Most Pleasant Preparation of Opium. I hate it when my Opium isn't pleasant.

Babylonian terracotta brick stamp, Inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkade, builder of Enlil’s temple.” Nipur, Iraq

Sumerian terracotta brick stamp inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkad, builder of Enlil’s temple. The ruler of the Akkadian Dynasty also built temples in Babylon (near Bagdad).

Drexel University College of Medicine - Archives and Special Collections

Drexel University, College of Medicine, Archives & Special Collections

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