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Medieval woman"s guide to health

Medieval woman"s guide to health

the first English gynecological handbook : Middle English text

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gynecology -- Early works to 1800,
  • Obstetrics -- Early works to 1800,
  • Medicine, Medieval,
  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Texts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTrotula.
    Statementwith introd. and modern English translation by Beryl Rowland.
    ContributionsRowland, Beryl., British Museum. MSS (Sloane 2463)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRG85 .E53 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4124874M
    ISBN 100873382439
    LC Control Number80082201

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