An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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GRASSI, Benevenuto [Benevenutus Grassus]

4 entries
  • 5816

De oculis eorumque egritudinibus et curis.

Ferrara: Severinus Ferrariensis, 1474.

The earliest printed book on ophthalmology. Grassi was the most celebrated ophthalmic surgeon of the Middle Ages. English translation by Casey A. Wood, 1929. ISTC No. ig00352000.



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Italy, OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 9629

Benevenutus Grassus of Jerusalem De oculis eorumque egritudinibus et curis: Translated with notes and illustrations from the first printed edition, Ferrara, 1474 A.D. by Casey A. Wood.

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1929.


Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 9605

The wonderful art of the eye: A critical edition of the Middle English translation of his De probatissima arte oculorum, edited by L. M. Eldredge.

East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1996.


Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › England, OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • 9606

Benvenutus Grassus’ On the well-proven art of the eye: Practica oculorum & De probatissima arte oculorum. Synoptic edition and philological Studies. Edited by Antonio Miranda-García and Santiago González Fernández-Corugedo.

Bern: Peter Lang, 2011.

"This book contains the extant tradition of Benvenutus Grassus’ Treatise on the eye and six philological related studies. The tradition in Latin (Metz, Bibliothèques- Médiatèques, MS 176) is displayed with the four known versions in Middle English (Glasgow, Glasgow University Library, Hunter MSS 503 and 513); London, British Library, Sloane MS 661, and Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ashmole MS 1468) along with one in Provençal (Basel, Öffentliche Bibliothek der Universität, MS D.II.11). The diplomatic transcriptions of the manuscripts are synoptically arranged to ease the researchers’ consultation and comparison. The philological studies deal with the versions of the Latin tradition and with the common and diverging features of the English vernacular tradition, mainly in the Hunter MSS. Both the synoptic edition and the philological studies are the result of a collaborative edition and joint research on Hunter MSS providing a state-of-the-art approach to the treatises" (Publisher).



Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE , OPHTHALMOLOGY