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'''Dietrich''' was an herbalist also known as '''Tabernaemontanus'''. He was familiar with the work of Brunfels and Bock. He was a physician and a Protestant and became interested in botany. His herbal entitled ''Neuw Kreuterbuch'' was first printed in 1588. He described more than 3000 plants with many illustrations. The illustrations were eventually printed separately as there were an increasing number of botanists and gardeners who were primarily interested in the illustrations.
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'''Dietrich''' was an herbalist also known as '''Tabernaemontanus'''. He was familiar with the work of [[Brunfels, Otto (Brunfelsius Otto) 1464-1534|Brunfels]] and [[Bock, Jerome (Hieronymus Tragus) 1498-1554|Bock]]. He was a physician and a Protestant and became interested in botany. His herbal entitled ''Neuw Kreuterbuch'' was first printed in 1588. He described more than 3000 plants with many illustrations. The illustrations were eventually printed separately as there were an increasing number of botanists and gardeners who were primarily interested in the illustrations.
  
Many of his woodblocks were eventually purchased by an English printer, John Norton, who used them to illustrate the ''Herball or General Historie of Plants of John Gerarde'' (London, 1597).
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Many of his woodblocks were eventually purchased by an English printer, John Norton, who used them to illustrate the ''Herball or General Historie of Plants of [[Gerard, John 1545-1607|John Gerarde]]'' (London, 1597).
  
 
''Grete Herball'' printed by Peter Treveris in 1526 was a translation of a well-known French herbal known as ''La Grand Herbier''. This later volume was based on a German herbal (1485). In this book Greek mythology finds a place side by side with Christianity. Some medicines enumerated have remained to the present day. This book throws an interesting light on the early names of British plants. It exposed methods of "faking" drugs indicating his interest in aiding the common people.
 
''Grete Herball'' printed by Peter Treveris in 1526 was a translation of a well-known French herbal known as ''La Grand Herbier''. This later volume was based on a German herbal (1485). In this book Greek mythology finds a place side by side with Christianity. Some medicines enumerated have remained to the present day. This book throws an interesting light on the early names of British plants. It exposed methods of "faking" drugs indicating his interest in aiding the common people.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:47, 8 July 2008

Dietrich was an herbalist also known as Tabernaemontanus. He was familiar with the work of Brunfels and Bock. He was a physician and a Protestant and became interested in botany. His herbal entitled Neuw Kreuterbuch was first printed in 1588. He described more than 3000 plants with many illustrations. The illustrations were eventually printed separately as there were an increasing number of botanists and gardeners who were primarily interested in the illustrations.

Many of his woodblocks were eventually purchased by an English printer, John Norton, who used them to illustrate the Herball or General Historie of Plants of John Gerarde (London, 1597).

Grete Herball printed by Peter Treveris in 1526 was a translation of a well-known French herbal known as La Grand Herbier. This later volume was based on a German herbal (1485). In this book Greek mythology finds a place side by side with Christianity. Some medicines enumerated have remained to the present day. This book throws an interesting light on the early names of British plants. It exposed methods of "faking" drugs indicating his interest in aiding the common people.