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Aztec herbal

the classic codex of 1552
  • 144 Pages
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Dover Publications , Mineola, N.Y
Aztecs -- Ethnobotany., Materia medica -- Early works to 1800., Ethnobotany -- Mexico., Materia medica, Vegetable -- Mexico., Medicinal plants -- Me

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Statementtranslation and commentary by William Gates ; introduction by Bruce Byland.
ContributionsGates, William, 1863-1940
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.76.E83 C78 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxliv, 144 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6779555M
ISBN 100486411303
LC Control Number00024254

Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. The author of this extraordinarily rare and valuable document was Martín de la Cruz, an Aztec Aztec herbal book, whose work was subsequently translated into Latin by an Aztec nobleman, Juan by: The book was translated into English in by William Gates.

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Badianus Manuscript: An Aztec Herbal, The oldest known American herbal: “Little Book of the Medicinal Herbs of the Indians” The people of North and South America also used medicinal herbs.

Over thousands of years, the people of North and South Americans accumulated a vast store of botanical and medical knowledge, a fact that surprised many European Aztec herbal book. An Aztec Herbal, The Classic Codex of by Gates, William and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

The author of this extraordinarily rare and valuable document was Martín de la Cruz, an Aztec physician, whose work was subsequently translated into Latin by an Aztec nobleman, Juan : Dover Publications.

The Libellus de Medicinalibus Indorum Herbis is an Aztec herbal manuscript, describing the medicinal properties of various plants used by the Aztecs. It was translated into Latin by Juan Badiano, from a Nahuatl original composed in the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco in by Martín de la Cruz that is no longer extant.

The Libellus is also known as the Badianus. -- Texas Kitchen and Garden and More Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

This treatise of Aztec daily life - known as the Florentine Codex - contains a book titled “Earthly Things”, of which a large section is devoted to the medicinal herbs. Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

The author of this extraordinarily rare and valuable document was Martín de la Cruz, an Aztec physician, whose work was subsequently translated into Latin by an Aztec nobleman, Juan : Dover Publications.

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The ancient Aztec Emperors encouraged their people to learn about all varieties of the regions plants. When Cortez and the Conquistadors invaded Mexico in the 's, they found the Aztecs quite learned in herbal knowledge and lore. Fortunately, some of this knowledge survived the destruction of the Aztec's civilization.

The head of the College commissioned a young Aztec man, who had taken on the name of Martin de la Cruz and was an expert in the medicinal use of native plants, to write an herbal textbook that would impress upon Spanish royalty the great progress that was being made by the combination of native experience and Catholic education.

Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. The author of. Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few.

Analytical Index to. Plate 69 from the Badianus Manuscript (‘An Aztec Herbal of ’), now in the Vatican Library (Click on image to enlarge) ‘Although, as in many other medical systems, including our own, illnesses were treated by imploring the gods and using magical remedies, the Aztecs also had knowledge based on research and experience.

William Gates has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Gates’s most popular book is An Aztec Herbal: The Classic Codex of The Badianus Manuscript, an Aztec Herbal ofwas discovered at the Vatican Library in by Prof. Charles Clark.

What makes the Badianus Manuscript unique is that the information that was provided by the native population and recorded in the book was unaltered by the recorder and translator.

It was written by an Indian physician in Aztec and translated -- by another Aztec. An Aztec Herbal by William Gates,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(29). Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments-boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. An extraordinarily rare and valuable document; amazing in its scope, detail, careful observation, 5/5(1).

Badiano, an Aztec aristocrat, later translated the Nahua into Latin, with the title Libellus de medicinalibus indorum herbis (Little book of Indian medicinal herbs). The result, known as the Badianus Manuscript, is the earliest written American herbal.

Ticitl, or Aztec healers, used plants, roots, herbs, and barks to make medicines. Most of the plants used were sacred to Tlaloc, the Aztec rain god. The two plants used more often were yauhtli and iztauhyatl.

These plants were used to cure fevers, epilepsy, stiffness, swelling, colds, and coughs. This is the oldest known herbal which originated from the Americas - but is of unknown age.

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The "Little Book of the Medicinal Herbs of the Indians" is an Aztec herbal manuscript. The indigenous populations of the Americas had already developed very considerable botanical and medical knowledge by the time they were 'discovered' by Europeans.

William Gates is the author of An Aztec Herbal ( avg rating, 29 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs ( avg r /5. Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

The author of this extraordinarily rare and valuable document was Martin de la Cruz, an Aztec physician, whose work was subsequently translated into Latin by an Aztec nobleman, Juan Badiano. "I love that this book is the real deal. A truly unique and informative read." — Texas Kitchen and Garden and More Originally written in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, inthis classic codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World.

Codex Badianus & Aztec Herbal Medicine. While prowling around online I finally rediscovered a page that has some excerpts from the Codex Badianus on it.

The Codex Badianus, also known as the Codex Barberini or the Libellus de Medicinalibus Indorum Herbis, was the first book of herbal medicine published in the Americas.

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