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The surgery of Master Jehan Yperman (1260?-1330?) / English translation by Leonard D. Rosenman.

  • Yperman, Jan, active 1310
[2002], ©2002
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[Philadelphia, Pa.] : Xlibris Corp., [2002], ©2002.

Physical description

314 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.


English translator's note and bibliography -- Introduction -- De Mets' and Tabanelli's notes on their sources condensed and adapted for the English version -- The surgery of Jehan Yperman. Book I, The head -- Book II. The eye and the treatment of ocular diseases, according to the instruction of Master Jehan Yperman -- Book III. The nose -- Book IV. The mouth and its contents -- Book V. The ear -- Book VI. The neck and the throat -- Book VII. The body below the neck: three parts -- Appendix I. A surgical pharmacopeia -- Appendix II. Persons cited in the text.

Language note

"Books I and II translated in French from Old Flemish from manuscripts at Cambridge and Brussells, with an introduction by Doctor A. De Mets, Paris, Editions Hippocrate ... Editions Hippocrate, [1936]; Books III through VII translated in Italian from the same mss. and the Ghent codex as "Jehan Yperman, padre della chirurgia fiamminga" with introduction and notes by Mario Tabanelli, Firenze, Leo S. Olschki, editore, [1969]."


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