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Pre-Colombian & Mesoamerican
The Badianus Manuscript : an Aztec herbal of 1552
Call Number: FSU STROZIER, Special Coll Rare -- RS169.C7 1552a
Publication Date: Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco, 1552
Vatican Library, Codex Barberini, Latin 241
The Badianus Manuscript was produced in 1552 in Spanish-ruled Mexico by Native Americans Martinus de la Cruz and Juannes Badianus. It is a compiled list of medicinal herbs and their uses according to Aztec traditions. It is the oldest known American herbal.
High Quality Color Facsimile with Introduction and Transcription in English