SILVATICUS, Matthaeus [Mattheus Sylvaticus; Matteo Silvatico]
An encyclopedia of medicines, mostly derived from plants, completed about the year 1317. The medicines are arranged in alphabetical order. Two printed editions were issued in 1474. The first, issued in Naples, appeared on April 1, 1474; ISTC No. is00510000. The second, edited by Matthaeus Moretus was issued in Modena or Bologna by Johannes Vurster in July 1474; ISTC No. is00511000. Digital facsimile of the Modena /Bologna edition from the Bayerische StaatsBibliothek at this link.
Subjects: MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › Italy, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines, PHARMACOLOGY › Pharmacopeias › Dispensatories or Formularies