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7369Re: [SCA-Herbalist] Earliest German herbals?

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  • Jo Anne Fatherly
    Feb 17, 2009
      I don't remember ever seeing a response to this. The only place I've
      seen any amount of information was in Anna Pavord's book, "The Naming
      of Names." The book is about the history of plant nomenclature, and
      more interesting than you might think. But she spends a fair amount
      of time on the German publications.

      At 06:59 PM 1/11/2009, you wrote:
      >Dear folks,
      >I have a question for the research-inclined. I'm looking for the
      >earliest possible surviving written herbals in Germany ... sort of the
      >German equivalent of the Anglo-Saxon herbals. Does anyone know what
      >those would have been, and if it is possible to get translations of
      >them? I fear that books on the subject would only be in German, but at
      >worst such things are translatable.
      >Thank you,
      >-Raven K
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