An herbal for the Bible Containing a plaine and familiar exposition of such similitudes, parables, and metaphors, both in the olde Testament and the newe, as are borrowed and taken from herbs, plants, trees, fruits and simples, by obseruation of their vertues, qualities, natures, properties, operations, and effects: and by the holie prophets, sacred writers, Christ himselfe, and his blessed Apostles vsually alledged, and into their heauenly oracles, for the better beautifieng and plainer opening of the same, profitably inserted. Drawen into English by Thomas Newton. Herbarum atque arborum quæ in Bibliis passim obviæ sunt. English

Title

An herbal for the Bible Containing a plaine and familiar exposition of such similitudes, parables, and metaphors, both in the olde Testament and the newe, as are borrowed and taken from herbs, plants, trees, fruits and simples, by obseruation of their vertues, qualities, natures, properties, operations, and effects: and by the holie prophets, sacred writers, Christ himselfe, and his blessed Apostles vsually alledged, and into their heauenly oracles, for the better beautifieng and plainer opening of the same, profitably inserted. Drawen into English by Thomas Newton. Herbarum atque arborum quæ in Bibliis passim obviæ sunt. English

Author

Lemnius, Levinus, 1505-1568.

Newton, Thomas, 1542?-1607.

Date

1587

Place of Publication

London

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Editorial Practice

A translation of: Lemnius, Levinus. Herbarum atque arborum quæ in Bibliis passim obviæ sunt. The first leaf is blank except for signature-mark "A". Running title reads: An herball to the Bible. Includes index. Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A05312
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A05312
  • DLPS: A05312
  • STC: STC 15454
  • STC: ESTC S108475
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99844133
  • PROQUEST: 99844133
  • VID: 8922