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The Resource A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants, Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others

A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants, Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others

Label
A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants
Title
A Pompeian herbal
Title remainder
ancient and modern medicinal plants
Statement of responsibility
Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
  • "When workmen excavating the ruins of Pompeii eagerly gathered the native medicinal plants growing there, Wilhelmina Jashemski discovered that this was another example of the continuity of life in the shadow of Vesuvius. Many of the plants used for herbal medicine around Pompeii today are the same ones that ancient authorities such as Pliny the Elder and Dioscorides recommended for treating the same types of disorders."
  • "In this book, Jashemski presents an herbal of thirty-six medicinal plants, most of them known to the ancients and still employed today. She describes each plant's contemporary medicinal uses and compares them to ancient practices as recorded in literary sources. Scientific, English, and Italian names and the plant's mythological associations complete the entries, while elegant, full-page portraits depict each plant visually. In her introduction, Jashemski also discusses the literary and archaeological sources used to construct the herbal, as well as the striking continuities between Roman and modern times that she has observed during more than forty years of archaeological exploration and discovery."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-2007
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jashemski, Wilhelmina F.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RS177.I8
LC item number
J37 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
QV 770 GI8
NLM item number
J39p 1999
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Materia medica, Vegetable
  • Medicinal plants
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Plants, Medicinal
  • Materia Medica
  • Materia medica, Vegetable
  • Medicinal plants
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Geneeskrachtige planten
  • Klassieke oudheid
  • Receptie
  • Heilpflanzen
  • Phytotherapie
  • Italy
  • Pompeji
Label
A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants, Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • Artemisia absinthium L. -- common wormwood.
  • 4.
  • Calamintha nepeta (L.) Savi -- calamint savory.
  • 5.
  • Castanea sativa Miller -- European chestnut.
  • 6.
  • Centranthus ruber (L.) DC. -- red valerian.
  • 7.
  • Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert -- camomile.
  • I.
  • 8.
  • Cichorium intybus L. -- chicory.
  • 9.
  • Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. -- lemon.
  • 10.
  • Cyclamen hederifolium Aiton -- cyclamen.
  • 11.
  • Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. -- Bermuda grass.
  • 12.
  • Delphinium halteratum Sibth. & Sm. -- larkspur.
  • Introduction -- Medicinal Plants: Then and Now
  • 13.
  • Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC. -- wall rocket.
  • 14.
  • Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. -- eucalyptus
  • II.
  • Medicinal Plants at Pompeii: Then and Now.
  • 1.
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris L. -- maiden-hair fern.
  • 2.
  • Alcea rosea L. -- hollyhock.
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 107 pages
Isbn
9780292740617
Lccn
98051226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40311597
  • (OCoLC)ocm40311597
Label
A Pompeian herbal : ancient and modern medicinal plants, Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski ; plant portraits by Victoria I and Lillian Nicholson Meyer ; photographs by Stanley A. Jashemski and others
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • Artemisia absinthium L. -- common wormwood.
  • 4.
  • Calamintha nepeta (L.) Savi -- calamint savory.
  • 5.
  • Castanea sativa Miller -- European chestnut.
  • 6.
  • Centranthus ruber (L.) DC. -- red valerian.
  • 7.
  • Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert -- camomile.
  • I.
  • 8.
  • Cichorium intybus L. -- chicory.
  • 9.
  • Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. -- lemon.
  • 10.
  • Cyclamen hederifolium Aiton -- cyclamen.
  • 11.
  • Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. -- Bermuda grass.
  • 12.
  • Delphinium halteratum Sibth. & Sm. -- larkspur.
  • Introduction -- Medicinal Plants: Then and Now
  • 13.
  • Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC. -- wall rocket.
  • 14.
  • Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh. -- eucalyptus
  • II.
  • Medicinal Plants at Pompeii: Then and Now.
  • 1.
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris L. -- maiden-hair fern.
  • 2.
  • Alcea rosea L. -- hollyhock.
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 107 pages
Isbn
9780292740617
Lccn
98051226
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40311597
  • (OCoLC)ocm40311597

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