Libro Antico Medicina Hippocratis coi Medicorum Omnium Longe Principis Opera. Format: Folio (Fo) 12 x 15 (305 mm x 382 mm). Binding type: Half Vellum, gold impression on back. Condition: Fine - insignificant defects. Italian Opera rare edition of Hippocrates called Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of the greatest works of the Father of Medicine, included with the famous oath that is still recited by those who take the medical profession, by reading out the ethical foundations.
The works contained in the Corpus Hippocraticum attributed almost all to Hippocrates of Kos, while others are derived from its influence in the following centuries. And'thanks to this work that Hippocrates is considered the founder of medical science, outlining the characteristics of a science hitherto empirical and inaccurate. Very interesting discussion about epilepsy, a disease called sacred because it was thought of divine origin and therefore not curable by man. Other important sections are "Of airs, waters and places", study on the influence of the environment on health, "the Epidemics", "the fractures" and reduction of the arts. The tome has a binding eighteenth Half parchment with gusset to the back with gold impression, and slight gore of moisture on some sheets that do not compromise the integrity and understanding.Beautiful editorial brand of Girolamo Scotto, sixteenth century venetian engraver. Within the tome you can appreciate numerous footnotes and manicule of the XVIth doctor Nicolaus Ioannellus, who owned the book signed on the frontispiece. Per ulteriori informazioni contattateci Sempre possibile effettuare Spedizione Combinata. Spedizione con Corriere Espresso con consegna in 24-48 Ore. Possibile effettuare anche pagamento tramite Contrassegno con un piccolo sovrapprezzo di 6 Euro. The item "Rare Antique Medicine Book 1564 Hippocrates Oath Epilepsy Epidemic Orthopedics" is in sale since Saturday, November 28, 2015. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "libreria-antiquaria-verbantiqua" and is located in Casa Bianca. This item can be shipped worldwide.