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The wonderful art of the eye : a critical edition of the Middle English translation of his De probatissima arte oculorum / Benvenutus Grassus ; edited by L.M. Eldredge.

Grapheus, Benvenutus. (Author). Eldredge, L. M., 1931- (Added Author).
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Subject: Grapheus, Benvenutus. De probatissima arte oculorum. English (Middle English)
De probatissima arte oculorum (Grapheus, Benvenutus)
Grapheus, Benvenutus De probatissima arte oculorum.
Eye > Diseases > Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Medieval > Sources.
Eye Diseases.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780870139109
  • ISBN: 087013910X
  • ISBN: 9781628962185
  • ISBN: 1628962186
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 120 pages).
  • Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©1996.

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General Note: "A Colleagues book"--Title page verso.
"Manuscripts": pages 20-36.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-48) and glossary/index.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Biography; Nature of the Treatise; Treatments; Manuscripts; Translation; Dialect; A Note on the Text; Suggestions for Further Reading; The Wonderful Art of the Eye; Explanatory Notes; Glossary.
Summary: A thirteenth-century treatise on the theory and practice of ophthalmology, this unique work provides a window on what passed for medical knowledge of the eye during the late Middle Ages. Although little is known of the author, Benevenutus Grassus, he seems to have roamed Italy in the early thirteenth century as a medical practitioner specializing in diseases of the eye.
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