Rome, Biblioteca Angelica, Ms. 1474

De Balneis Puteolanis Facsimile Edition

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De balneis Puteolorum et baiarum, composed between 1212 and 1221 in Naples, Italy, describes the baths of Pozzuoli and Baia and praises their therapeutic virtues. The work is both a scientific treatise and a poetic composition, rich in both classical tensions and medieval imagery.

The author, Peter of Eboli, who had worked as a poet and man of letters in the Norman and Swabian courts, dedicated his work to Frederick II.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "De Balneis Puteolanis": De Balneis Puteolanis facsimile edition, published by Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 2000

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De Balneis Puteolanis

Rome: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 2000

  • Commentary (Italian) by Maddalo, Silvia
  • Limited Edition: 1200 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, De Balneis Puteolanis: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

This facsimile edition is distributed by Editalia.

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