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Unformatted text preview: De Materia Medica A book about useful plants, especially medicinals. Herbal English herbalist who was an exponent of astrological botany. Nicholas Culpeper An ancient Egyptian book in the form of a scroll over 60 feet long, consisting of medical prescriptions and medical information. Ebers Papyrus Italian author who wrote famous herbal called Commentarii. Pier Andrea Mattioli A Roman army physician who wrote one of the most famous herbals of all time. Dioscorides English herbalist whose book is the best known work in the English language. John Gerard Score: 10/10...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course HORT 306 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.
- Spring '08