The Medieval Flower Book


    Medieval History

    The Medieval Flower Book

    Celia Fisher

    British Library 2013

    Paperback 128pp Illustrated 240x220mm

    9780712358941   Product Code: 23024

    After an introduction discussing the role of plants in medieval medicine, their depiction in herbals and the growing fascination with flowers in the 15th century, Celia Fisher presents 120 different plants, arranged alphabetically from Acanthus to Waterlilies, with details of their use in medieval herbal remedies and their place in folklore, and pictures of the flowers reproduced from illuminated manuscripts, including herbals, breviaries and books of hours.

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