By Anne McCabe

How have been Greek texts at the care and scientific therapy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the facts of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation referred to as the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe strains the adventure of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and eventually to the broadcast variation. Surviving manuscripts contain either incredible presentation copies and simple ones meant to be used within the box. The
Hippiatrica is a wealthy and little-known resource of knowledge approximately horses, drugs, and magic. This e-book offers a advisor to its complicated historical past in addition to a bunch of interesting information, and contains color illustrations of a few manuscript pages.

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