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On animals : a medieval summa zoologica

Author: Albertus, Magnus Saint; Kenneth F Kitchell, Jr.; Irven Michael Resnick
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Series: Foundations of natural history.
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Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
On animals.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607346410
Online version:
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
On animals.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607894544
Named Person: Albertus <Magnus>
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albertus, Magnus Saint; Kenneth F Kitchell, Jr.; Irven Michael Resnick
ISBN: 0801848237 9780801848230
OCLC Number: 40575321
Description: 2 v. (xlii, 1827 p.) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Volume I --
Introduction: The life and works of Albert the Great --
Book one: On animal and human members --
The first tract, on the diversity of animal members --
The second tract, on the disposition of human members --
The third tract, on the internal members --
Book two: A comparison of the human and other animals --
The first tract, on the visible members --
The second tract, a comparison of the internal members of animals and humans --
Book three: On the origin of the uniform members in animals --
The first tract, on the veins, blood, and nerves --
The second tract, on the uniform members which are not contiguous --
Book four --
The first tract, on bloodless marine animals --
The second tract, on sense, voice, and sleep in bloodless animals and the difference between male and female --
Book five: On the generation of animals --
The first tract, on differences in their copulation --
The second tract, on sperm production and the formation of young --
Book six: The nature, anatomy, and generation of eggs --
The first tract, on diversity among eggs --
The second tract, on the eggs of fish and swimmers --
The third tract, on the generation of viviparous walkers --
Book seven --
The first tract, on the dispositions and life of animals --
The second tract, on health and illnesses of animals --
The third tract, a digression on the things introduced --
Book eight: On animals' habits --
The first tract, on why they fight one another --
The second tract, on animal prudence and stupidity --
The third tract, in one, on the cunning and cleverness of sea creatures --
The fourth tract, on cleverness in ringed creatures --
The fifth tract, on the habits of quadrupeds --
The sixth tract, solving doubts arising above --
Book nine: On the principles and origin of human generation --
The first tract, on human origin from a mature seed --
The second tract, treating Galen and Aristotle on human generation --
Book ten: On impediments to generation --
The first tract --
The second tract, on the causes of sterility --
Volume II --
Book eleven --
The first tract, on the order of instruction of animals --
The second tract, on the ultimate end of animals --
Book twelve: On the cause of uniform and nonuniform members --
The first tract, on uniform and principle members --
The second tract, on the nature of uniform members --
The third tract, on the organic members of the head --
Book thirteen: On the inner members --
The first tract, on the windpipe, esophagus, and lungs --
The second tract, on the intestines --
Book fourteen: On the outer members --
The first tract, on the outer members of ringed animals, shellfish, and the Malakye --
The second tract, on the visible members --
Book fifteen: On the causes of the generation of animals --
The first tract, on the distinction between the sexes --
The second tract, on the nature of sperm --
Book sixteen: On the powers of reproduction, with respect both to the soul and to the members --
The first tract, on the introduction of the soul --
The second tract, on sterility in animals and on the generation of homogeneous members --
Book seventeen: On oviparous animals --
The first tract, on oviparous birds --
The second tract, on the ringed creatures --
Book Eighteen: On the generation of perfect animals --
The first tract, on the differentiation of the sexes --
The second tract, on the number of offspring --
Book nineteen: On the senses and their accidents --
Book twenty: On the nature of animal bodies --
The first tract, on what constitutes the body --
The second tract, on the formal powers --
Book twenty-one: On perfect and imperfect animals --
The first tract, on degrees of perfection --
Book twenty-two: On the nature of animals --
The first tract, on the human --
The second tract, on quadrupeds --
Book twenty-three: On the nature of birds --
Book twenty-four: On aquatic animals --
Book twenty-five: On the nature of serpents --
I. The nature of serpents in general --
II. Understanding the nature and complexion of serpents' venom --
Book twenty-six: On vermin --
I. The nature of vermin, 1739 --
Appendix: Alternative version of the beginning of 'De animalibus', 1765.
Series Title: Foundations of natural history.
Other Titles: De animalibus.
Albertus Magnus, on animals
Responsibility: Albertus Magnus ; translated and annotated by Kenneth F. Kitchell, Jr., & Irven Michael Resnick.
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