GAZIO, Antonio (Antonius Gazius)
Corona florida medicinae, sive De conservatione sanitatis.Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1491.
A popular guide to healthy living, dealing with such topics as sleep, exercise, sex, hygiene, drugs, and especially diet, with an emphasis on the qualities and properties of foods, including their cooking and preparation. It also includes information about drinking, drinks and especially wines. The work is considered a synthesis of little known Jewish and Arabic teachings about food with information from more common western texts. ISTC No. ig00111000. Digital facsimile from Bayerische StaatsBibliothek at this link.
Subjects: Hygiene, NUTRITION / DIET