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The Trotula : a medieval compendium of women's medicine

Author: Monica Helen Green
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Trotula was the most influential compendium on women's medicine in medieval Europe. Scholarly debate has long focused on the traditional attribution of the work to the mysterious Trotula, said to have been the first female professor of medicine in eleventh- or twelfth-century Salerno, just south of Naples, then the leading center of medical learning in Europe. Yet as Monica H. Green reveals in her introduction

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001
Online version:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001
Named Person: Trotula Di Ruggiero, (médecin ;; Trotula Di Ruggiero, (médecin ;; Trotula.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Helen Green
ISBN: 0812235894 9780812235890
OCLC Number: 45102919
Language Note: Latin text with English parallel translation and introductory material.
Description: xvii, 301 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Salerno --
Women's medicine --
The fate of the Trotula --
Notes on this edition and translation --
Edition and translation of the standardized Trotula ensemble --
Liber de Sinthomatibus Mulierum (Book on the conditions of women) --
De Curis Mulierum (On treatments for women) --
De Ornatu Mulierum (On women's cosmetics) --
Appendix: Compound medicines employed in the Trotula ensemble.
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Monica H. Green.
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"This long-awaited book makes available . . . the most important collection of material on women's diseases and their treatments for the period from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries."-Social  Read more...


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