The Beginning of the Pharmacopoeia between 15th and 17th Centuries. From the Ricettario Fiorentino to the Pharmacopea Bergamensis and the Antidotaria

Leonardo Colapinto


The beginning of pharmacopoeias is conventionally attributed to the rules enunciated in around 1220 by the emperor Frederick II. In the following centuries Antidotaria were approved by the authorities, whereas the Nuovo Ricettario Fiorentino was published in 1498 and gathered knowledge derived form Greek, Hellenistic and Arabic Medicine. 


Key words: Middle Ages - Pharmacopoeia - Antidotaria - Ricettario Fiorentino 

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