De plantis Ægypti liber

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Title

De plantis Ægypti liber

Description

Prospero Alpini (1553-1617) was a Venetian physician and botanist, who lived in Egypt between 1580 and 1583. This nicely illustrated work contains his observations on the plants of Egypt, including some staples of Egyptian cuisine, such as molokhia.

Publisher

Patavii: Typis Pauli Frambotti Bibliopolæ

Relation

http://digitalcollections.aucegypt.edu/digital/collection/p15795coll33/id/1334/rec/2

Language

Type

Date Created

1640

Spatial Coverage

Egypt

Temporal Coverage

circa 1580

Provenance

This book was acquired by AUC Libraries in 2018, with the generous support of the Margaret R. King and Margaret W. Harmon Endowment. It is dedicated to Shahira El Sawy, Dean of Libraries and Learning Technologies from 1998 to 2018, in recognition and gratitude for her service to the University and the scholarly community since 1964.

Files

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Citation

Prospero Alpini (1553-1617), “De plantis Ægypti liber,” AUC Libraries, accessed August 14, 2022, https://auclibraries.omeka.net/items/show/42.