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
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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The Book of Secrets and the Elizabethans x
The Background of Ideas and the Development
THE MARVELS OF THE WORLD
List of works cit ED IN THE NOTES To THE TExT 113
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