THE PENN STATE MEDIEVAL GARDEN

Sources

The following are the sources used to gather both the historical and contemporary information for the plants within this website.

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Research Texts

Anderson:
Anderson, Frank J. The Illustrated Bartsch, German Book Illustration Through 1500.
New York, NY: Abaris Books, 1985. Both commentary and supplement editions.

Beyerrl:
Beyerrl, Paul. The Master Book of Herbalism. Washington: Phoenix Publishing, 1984.

Biggs:
Biggs, Matthew. Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit. Buffalo: Firefly Books Ltd., 2002.

Blunt:
Blunt, Wilfrid and Sandra Raphael. The Illustrated Herbal. New York, N.Y: Thames & Hudson, 1979.

Bown:
Bown, Deni. Herb Society of America. New Encyclopedia of Herbs & Their Uses. New York: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2001.

Calabash:
"Calabash." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 16 Jul. 2012. Web. 18 Jul. 2012.

Culpeper:
Culpeper, Nicholas. The Complete Herbal and English Physician. Barcelona: Harvey Sales, 1981. Reproduced from the 1826 edition.

Dioscorides:
Dioscorides of Anazarba. Materia Medica. New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1959

Freeman:
Freeman, Margaret. Herbs for the Medieval Household. Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, N.Y. 1997

Fuchs:
Fuchs, Leonhart. Das Kräuter Buch. Köln: Taschen GmbH, 2001. Reproduction edition of the 1543 herbal.

Gerard:
Gerard, John. The Herbal or General History of Plants. New York: Dover Publications, 1975. Facsimile edition of 1633.

Grieve:
Grieve, M. A Modern Herbal. New York: Dover, 1971. Volumes 1&2.

Orzolek:
Orzolek, Michael. Herbs. Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences. 2012. Web. 30 Jan. 2012. extension.psu.edu/herbs/all-herbs

OED:
Oxford English Dictionary on line edition. www.oed.com

Pradesh:
Pradesh, Madhya. "Cultivation of the Bottle Gourd." 12, April 2010. Web. 18 July, 2012

Purchon:
Purchon, Nerys. Natural Health. Elenora Heights, Australia: Millenium House, 2010. Print

Readers Digest:
The Reader's Digest Association. Magic & Medicine of Plants. Pleasantville, New York: 1986. Print.

Talbot:
Talbot, Robert and Robin Whiteman. Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses. Boston, MA: Bulfinch Press. 1997

Telesko:
Telesko, Werner. The Wisdom of Nature. Munich: Prestal Verlag, 2001.

Tres Riches Heures:
Schacherl, Lillian. Tres Riches Heures- Behind the Gothic Masterpiece. Munich: Prestal Verlag, 1997.

Tucker:
Tucker, Arthur and Thomas Degaggio. The Big Book of Herbs. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press Inc., 2000.

Van Ardsall:
Van Ardsall, Medieval Herbal Remedies. New York, NY: Routledge Press, 2002

Von Bingen:
Von Bingen, Hildegard. Physica, Hildegard's Healing Plants. Boston: Beacon Press, 2001. Translated by Bruce Hogeski.





 


August farming during Medieval times
Harvesting grain