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352 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198845324


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The Dome of Uryne

A Reading Edition of Nine Middle English Uroscopies

M. Teresa Tavormina

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • An edition of nine of the most widely-disseminated texts in one of the most common genres of Middle English medical writing, uroscopy (the diagnosis and prognosis of disease based on examination of patients' urine)
  • Texts are previously unedited, aside from a few individual manuscript transcripts, mostly in dissertations
  • Introduction with detailed descriptions of base manuscripts, textual relationships, content, and dialect; detailed textual and explanatory notes
  • Analysis of relationships to direct Latin and French sources
  • Extensive glossary
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