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Aromatum et simplicium aliquot medicamentorum apud Indos nascentium historia / primùm quidem Lusitanica lingua per dialogos conscripta, Garcia ab Horto, Proregis Indiae medico, auctore ; nunc verò Latino sermone in epitomen contracta, & iconibus ad viuum expressis, locupletioribusq[ue] annotatiunculis illustrata à Carolo Clusio, Atrebate.

By: Orta, Garcia de, active 16th centuryContributor(s): Clusius, Carolus, 1526-1609Publication details: Antverpiae [Antwerp] : Ex officina Christophori Plantini, Architypographi Regij, 1574. Description: 227, [5] p. : ill. (woodcuts)Subject(s): Materia Medica -- India -- 16th century | Medicinal Plants -- India -- 16th century | Pharmacognosy -- 16th centuryOnline resources: click here Summary: Clusius discovered Orta's work early in 1564 and he translated it into Latin, while also changing the "Coloquios" from dialogue to an epitomized form.
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Hanbury Collection
615.7:915.4 ORT (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan Hanbury Bequest 228091
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Translated and abridged from the author's "Coloquios dos simples, e drogas he cousas mediçinais da India" (Conversations on the simples, drugs and medicinal substances of India), published in Goa in 1563; first edition of Clusius's translation was published in 1567 .

Listed in: Knapman. RPS Library Catalogue, 7th ed. (1894). p.409. Orta (Garcia de). Aromatum, et simplicium … 1574.

Clusius discovered Orta's work early in 1564 and he translated it into Latin, while also changing the "Coloquios" from dialogue to an epitomized form.

Presented by Thomas Hanbury, November 1892. Formerly belonging to the late Daniel Hanbury.

Contains Hanbury Presentation Bookplate. Previous Accession Numbers: 12439 and AFTQ. Previous location: Basement Store Shelf 43.5.