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Spanish Translators - Andrs Laguna, Jon Juaristi, Casiodoro de Reina, Francisco Torres Oliver, Rafael Llopis, Antonio Martnez Sarrin (Paperback) Loot Price: R371 Discovery Miles 3 710
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Spanish Translators - Andrs Laguna, Jon Juaristi, Casiodoro de Reina, Francisco Torres Oliver, Rafael Llopis, Antonio Martnez Sarrin (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Andrs Laguna, Jon Juaristi, Casiodoro de Reina, Francisco Torres Oliver, Rafael Llopis, Antonio Martnez Sarrin, Paco Vidarte, Bernardino de Mendoza, Clara Jans, Javier de Burgos, Maria Merc Maral, Jos Agustn Goytisolo, Shem-Tob Ben Isaac of Tortosa, Eduardo Mendoza Ceballos, Pedro Salinas, Miguel Casiri, Peter of Toledo, Rafael Cansinos Assens, Rafael Santos Torroella, Moses Belmonte, Cipriano de Valera, Eugenio de Ochoa, Cabret. Excerpt: Andrs Laguna Andrs Laguna de Segovia (1499 - 1559) was a Spanish humanist physician, pharmacologist, and botanist. Biography Andrs Laguna was born in Segovia, according to Diego de Colmenares and other historians, to a converted Jewish doctor. He studied the arts for two years in Salamanca, then moved to Paris in 1530, where he graduated from the arts and went on to study medicine. He also learned classical languages such as Greek and Latin with such fluency as to be able to read Dioscorides in his original language. He was also influenced by Erasmus . Laguna returned to Spain in 1536, then travelled to England, lived some years in the Netherlands and collected herbal remedies in all the places he stayed to verify Dioscorides's prescriptions. Between 1540 and 1545 he resided in Metz, becoming a doctor of the city, and from 1545 to 1554 he stayed in Italy, where he received a doctorate from the University of Bologne and was honored by the Popes Paul III and Julius III, becoming doctor to the latter pontiff. He was provided with accommodations in Venice by the Spanish ambassador Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, a preeminent humanist and proprietor of a nutritional library. Laguna finally returned to Spain in 1557, after another extended stay in the Netherlands lasting three years; he served as doctor to Charles V and Philip II . Lastly, ...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64428-8
Barcode: 9781155644288
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-155-64428-X

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