The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile

The Carrara Herbal

Title

The Carrara Herbal

Subject

A page from a 14th century Italian herbal, compiled by Serapion the Younger.

Description

This page depicts a page from a typical medieval herbal. Normally, herbals would include detailed illustrations and known properties of plants. Herbals were very common in the Middle Ages and proved very crucial in the formation of natural history during the Renaissance.

Files

ItalianHerbal.jpg

Citation

“The Carrara Herbal ,” The 18th Century Search for the Blue Nile, accessed September 19, 2017, http://bluenile.omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/109.