Contagion Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics

Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Iesu scrutinium physico-medicum contagiosae luis, quae pestis dicitur ; quo origo, causae, signa, prognostica pestis, nec non insolentes malignantis naturae effectus, qui statis temporibus, caelestium influxuum virtute & efficacia, tum in elementis : tum in epidemijs hominum animantiumque morbis elucescunt, unà cum appropriatis remediorum antidotis nouâ doctrinâ in lucem eruuntur

Creator/Contributor:
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680, creator
Creation Date:
MDCLVIII [1658]
1658
Place Of Origin:
Italy
Romae
Publisher:
Typis Mascardi
Extent:
[16], 252, [16] p. ; 23 cm.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Plague--Early works to 1800
Plague--Etiology--Early works to 1800
Plague--Italy--Naples--History--17th century
Medicine--Early works to 1800
Places:
Italy--Rome
Notes:
"Ad Alexandrum VII. Pont. Opt. Max."
Text was the first treatise to "state explicitly the theory of contagion by animalculae as the cause of infectious disease"--Garrison-Morton.
Signatures: +-2+⁴ A-2I⁴ 2K⁶.
Includes index.
Woodcuts: arms of Pope Alexander VII on verso of t.p.; head- and tail-pieces; initials; printed marginalia; type ornament on title page.
"Errores": p. [15] (3rd group).
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2007. (Open Collections Program at Harvard University. Contagion).
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
RC171 .K55
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Record ID:
990058668780203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990058668780203941/catalog