Hildegard Von Bingen's Physica
Last updated: 17.12.19
Printed: 1998 Author: Priscilla Throop (Translator)
Publisher: Healing Arts Press ISBN: 0892816619
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The Complete English Translation of Her Classic Work on Health and Healing
Hardcover - 240 pages (October 1998), usually ships within 24 hours.
Amazon Review
Elisbeth Brooke, in Women Healers Saint, mystic, healer, visionary, fighter, Hildegard von Bingen stands as one of the great figures in the history of women in medicine. She was renowned for her healing work and her original theories of medicine.

Book Description
One of two major medical treatises by medieval healer Hildegard von Bingen, presented in its entiretyfor the first time in English during the 900th anniversary of her birth. * A seminal text in the development of Western herbal medicine. * Presents nine categories of healing systems--Plants, Elements, * Trees, Stones, Fish, Birds, Animals, Reptiles, and Metals--and * elaborates on their medicinal use. * Closely related to Eastern medical approaches that are gaining * respect today.

About the Author
A Latin and Greek scholar, Priscilla Throop holds a master's degree from the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, as well as a Certificate of Advanced Theological Studies from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge. She is a member of the Vermont Classical Language Association and is currently translating Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae. She lives in Charlotte, Vermont.