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Letters on natural philosophy : the scientific correspondence of a sixteenth-century pharmacist, with related texts

Author: Camilla Erculiani; Eleonora Carinci; Hannah Marcus; Paula Findlen
Publisher: New York : Iter Press, 2021. ©2021
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe., Toronto series ;, 77.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"English translation of letters by a woman pharmacist, a grocer's daughter and pharmacist's wife, active in the scientific milieu of Padua, in which is proposed a materialist explanation of Noah's flood that prompts an accusation of heresy. Accompanying her own letters are letters to her and a legal brief in her defense"--
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Camilla erculiani: letters on natural philosophy: the scientific correspondence of a sixteenth-century pharmacist, with related texts
Tempe : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2019.
(DLC) 2019039691
Named Person: Camilla Erculiani
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Camilla Erculiani; Eleonora Carinci; Hannah Marcus; Paula Findlen
ISBN: 9781649590022 1649590024
OCLC Number: 1119991260
Description: xiv, 201 pages ; color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Illustrations Foreword: Aristotle in the Pharmacy: The Ambitions of Camilla Erculiani in Sixteenth-Century Padua, by Paula Findlen Introduction: Camilla Erculiani, a Woman and a Natural Philosopher, by Eleonora Carinci, translated by Hannah Marcus Note on the Translation, by Hannah Marcus Camilla Erculiani, Letters on Natural Philosophy, translated by Hannah Marcus To Philosophers To the Most Serene Queen Anna, Queen of Poland, Grand Duchess of Lithuania, etc. To Readers By Andreas Schonaeus of Glogow, A Song of Praise To the Most Excellent Signor Georges Guarnier, in which is discussed the natural cause of the Flood and the natural temperament of man Letter from the Most Excellent Signor Georges Guarnier to Signora Camilla Herculiana, in which is discussed the denial of the Flood Letter from Camilla Herculiana to the most excellent Signor Georges Guarnier, in which is discussed the truth of the Flood and the natural formation and appearance of the rainbow To the magnificent and most excellent Signor Knight, the Signor Martin of Berzeviczy, Transylvanian Chancellor of the holy majesty of the invincible King Stephen of Poland Sebastiano Erizzo, Letters to Camilla Erculiani, translated by Hannah Marcus Giacomo Menochio, Consilium 766: In Defense of Camilla Erculiani, translated by Hannah Marcus Bibliography Index
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe., Toronto series ;, 77.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Camilla Erculiani ; edited by Eleonora Carinci ; translated by Hannah Marcus ; foreword by Paula Findlen.

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"English translation of letters by a woman pharmacist, a grocer's daughter and pharmacist's wife, active in the scientific milieu of Padua, in which is proposed a materialist explanation of Noah's flood that prompts an accusation of heresy. Accompanying her own letters are letters to her and a legal brief in her defense"--

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