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Online Glossary Project of historic Culinary & Brewing Terms
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der fünf Bücher der "Arzneimittellehre" von Dioskurides
Italian Herbal, 15th c., MS ljs419, in Italian and Latin containing 192 drawings of plants - printable facsimile.
Fuchs Botanical - 1545 - Primi de stirpivm historia commentariorvm tomi uiuæ imagines, in exiguam angustioremq[ue] forman contractæ, ac quam fieri potest artificiosissime expressæ...Basileæ, 1545.
The Abraham Cowley Text and Image Archive - Botanica - Cover pages and selected pages from several old herbals including Gerard, Parkinson, Theophrastus, Mattioli, etc.
Bibliotheca Antiqua - an Italian site with many beautiful herbals, books of medicine, etc. in facsimile.
Paradisi in Sole Paradisvs Terrestris. Or, a choise garden of all sorts of rarest flowers, with their nature, place of birth, time of flowring, names, and vertues to each plant, useful in physick, or admired for beauty. John Parkinson. Partial facsimile.
KRÄUTERBUCH VON JACOBUS THEODORUS "TABERNAEMONTANUS" ANNO 1625 - in German
De latinis et graecis nominibus arborum, fruticum, herbarum, piscium, & animum liber : ex Aristotele, Theophrasto, Dioscoride, Galeno, Aetio, Paulo Aeginata, Actuario, Nicandro, Athenaeo, Oppiano, Aeliano, Plinio, Hermolao Barbaro, & Johanne Ruellio : cum gallica eorum nominum appellatione / [Carolus Stephanus] . Num. BNF de l'éd. de Cambridge (Mass.) : Omnisys, [ca 1990]. Reprod. de l'éd. de Lutetiae : ex officina Roberti Stephani, 1547. A 16th century glossary on the names of plants, fishes and birds.
racconto di tutte le radici, di tutte erbe e di tutti i frutti che
crudi o cotti in Italia si mangiano." Short account of all the roots,
all the herbs and all the fruits that raw or cooked are eaten in Italy.
Written by Giacomo Castelvetro (1546-1616) in 1614 while staying in London with sir Adam Newton.
Culpeper's The English Physitian Herball - another site
"The English Physitian" - Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654. "The English physitian: or an astrologo-physical discourse of the vulgar herbs of this nation." London : Peter Cole, 1652.
Tusser, FIVE HUNDRED POINTS OF HUSBANDRIE - selected excerpt
Culinary gleanings from Gerard's Herbal.
Henriette's Herbal Homepage
A Bibliography of material available on agricultural practices in the Middle ages.
Botany Resources - including an online version of "A Modern Herbal" by Mrs. M. Grieve.
A list of plant names in Old English. Under construction.
The Medieval Garden at Penn State Univ.
"The Art of Botanical Illustration highlights selections from the University of Delaware's Special Collections which show the development of botanical illustration from early printed books to the present day. "
Gernot Katzers herb page
Pinetree Garden Seeds
UK National Fruit Collections - "The UK National Fruit Collections safeguard a valuable part of our agricultural heritage. The Collection comprises trees of scions and rootstocks of Malus, Pyrus, Prunus, Cydonia, Mesipilus and Corylus, bushes of Ribes and Vaccinium and vines of Vitis. The apple varieties maintained at Brogdale form the largest collection of Malus germplasm on a single site in the world, and is an internationally recognised genetic resource."
A Database of Foods, Drugs, Dyes and Fibers of Native American Peoples, Derived from Plants.
Plant Trivia TimeLine - "The TimeLine gives world history from the viewpoint of a botanist. It is the story of plant discovery and use, and addresses the roles of plants in human civilization."
Brogdale - Home the National Fruit Collection which includes the largest collection of apple varieties to be found anywhere in the world, including heirloom varieties.
Heritage Seed Curators Australia
SILPHIUM: ANCIENT WONDER DRUG? by John Tatman - REPRESENTATION OF SILPHIUM ON THE COINAGE OF KYRENAIKA
B& T World Seeds
The National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS)
Herbals & Early Gardening Books From the Doris and Marc Patten Collection
Writeups and illustrations of economically important plants
WOAD IS ME
Medieval Woad Mill at Cyriaksburg Castle
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National Honey Board
Bee Culture Magazine - Send email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bees & Beekeeping Sources of Information and Equipment - bibliography
CyberCité has launched BeeHoo, the world's largest beekeeping database. French/English
The following excerpt is Chapter X of the book The Histori of Bees, written by Charles Butler, published by William Turner, Oxford, 1634. It is STC 4194, and can be found on reel 658:2 on the Early English Text microfilms.
Beemaster.com presents Hobbyist & Student Beekeeping Course - Wow!!
APISERVICES - Virtual Beekeeping Gallery
VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS FROM BEEKEEPING - a few recipes
History of Beekeeping - French
THE BEE, THE REED, THE ROOT- The History of Sugar, by RAY BURKE
Beekeeping in Ancient Egypt
THE LITHUANIA BEEKEEPING PICTURES
Sources of Beekeeping Equipment and Supplies
Mike Reddy's Skep FAQ.
An Alternative to Conventional Beekeeping.
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