A Byzantine Encyclopaedia of Horse Medicine: The Sources, by Anne McCabe

By Anne McCabe

How have been Greek texts at the care and scientific remedy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the facts of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation often called the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe lines the adventure of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and finally to the published version. Surviving manuscripts contain either outstanding presentation copies and undeniable ones meant to be used within the box. The
Hippiatrica is a wealthy and little-known resource of data approximately horses, medication, and magic. This booklet offers a advisor to its complicated heritage in addition to a bunch of attention-grabbing info, and contains color illustrations of a few manuscript pages.

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