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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Title
Mortilogus / F. Conradi Reitterii Nordlingensis, Prioris Monasterii Caesariensis, epigrammata ad eruditissimos uaticolas, hexastichon pro stemmate illustris comitis domni Henrici Caenobii Caesareae fundatoris.
Name/Creator
Reitter, Conrad, fl. ca. 1508, creator
Lichtenau, Heinrich von, ca. 1445-1517
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1146753 
Location
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
Augsburg
Publisher
E. Oglin & G. Nadler
Language
Latin
Description
[67] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 20 cm. (4to)
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Plague -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800 ;  Syphilis -- Prayers and devotioins -- Early works to 1800 ;  Death in art -- Early works to 1800

Category
Images in Books

Syphilis, 1494-1923

Plague

Note
Signatures: a-f⁶/⁴, g⁴.

Woodcut coat-of-arms on t.p.

Contains odes and epitaphs, with remarkable woodcuts resembling some of the 'Dance of Death' series. The first ode is an invocation to the Virgin Mary for preservation against syphilis, the second a supplication against plague.


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