[GREEK] [LATIN] [MEDICINE] Volumen de alimentorum facultatbus juxta ordinem literarum digestum. Simeon Bogdan Seth, Martin, Author.
[GREEK] [LATIN] [MEDICINE] Volumen de alimentorum facultatbus juxta ordinem literarum digestum
[GREEK] [LATIN] [MEDICINE] Volumen de alimentorum facultatbus juxta ordinem literarum digestum
[GREEK] [LATIN] [MEDICINE] Volumen de alimentorum facultatbus juxta ordinem literarum digestum

[GREEK] [LATIN] [MEDICINE] Volumen de alimentorum facultatbus juxta ordinem literarum digestum

Paris: Lutetiae Parisiorum, 1658. Hardcover. 174 pages. (error in pagination: 154 for 145). 17.5 x 11 cm. Each page with parallel text in Greek and Latin. Seth's reference on the Properties of Foods may be the most significant record of how dietetics were put into practice by Byzantine and Arabic culture in the 11th century. The present edition is a corrected and re-edited version by Simeon Seth, along with a new introduction, Latin translation and notes by the physician and anatomist Martin Bogdan. At least two hundred and twenty-eight plants and animals are discussed along with cannabis (page 45). Chips at spine - head and tail; small marginal tears at bottom A5 and A6, otherwise fine copy. ). Later (18th century) cat's paw calf, gilt-tooled spine with morocco lettering. Edges tinted in red. Green silk ribbon marker. Near fine. Item #2293

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