Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Cynthia Hahn

Second Advisor

Maria Loh

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda Klich


This thesis investigates the development of the late medieval pharmacopoeial treatise Tractatus de herbis illustrated in M.873, a fourteenth-century manuscript from the collection of the Morgan Library in New York. Particularly, the thesis considers the use and reception of this encyclopedic work by elite contemporary audiences of the Venetian Republic through material and medical history.



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