Liber de vinis (Book on Wine)

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Liber de vinis (Book on Wine)

Item Info

Item No: mca0180021
Title: Liber de vinis (Book on Wine)
Additional Title: Medical treatise
Script: Cursive gothic
Language: German
Folio Number: f. 2r
Source: Rare Book Department

Arnaldus de Villanova was an esteemed doctor, theologian, and alchemist at the end of the 13th century. Although declaimed as a heretic, Pope Clement V called for him when the latter fell ill at Avignon in 1314. Arnaldus died in a shipwreck on the way.


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The Liber de vinis was translated into German by Wilhelm von Hirnkofen and first printed at Esslingen by Conrad Fyner in 1478. The Latin original first appeared in print in Paris around 1500.

Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1415
Image Dimensions Width: 190 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 18

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