The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus: Of the Virtues of Herbs, Stones, and Certain Beasts, Also a Book of the Marvels of the World

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Michael R. Best, Frank H. (EDT) Brightman
Weiser Books, Sep 1, 2000 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 176 pages
Provides a portrayal of the magical culture that predominated in the 16th century. This work includes secrets which are divided into five distinct parts: Of the Virtues of Herbs, Of the Virtues of Stones, Of the Virtues of Beasts, Of the Planets, and The Marvels of the World.
 

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Contents

List of illust RATIONS
xi
The Book of Secrets and the Elizabethans x
xviii
The Background of Ideas and the Development
xxx
The Text
xliii
THE MARVELS OF THE WORLD
74
List of works cit ED IN THE NOTES To THE TExT 113
14
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