15 Sep 2020 von lbineolatin

German translation of Johann Jakob Scheuchzer’s „Herbarium Diluvianum“ by Irina Tautschnig

An intricate passage (tabula VI) of Scheuchzer’s Herbarium Diluvianum dealing with the petrification of plants was translated into German by Classics student Irina Tautschnig.

You can find the translation as well as the etching of tabula VI attached.

For the latin text, see https://books.google.de/books?id=ghrHJKtaQ1IC&printsec=frontcover&dq=int…

Illustration: Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Herbarium diluvianum, Lugduni Batavorum, 1723, TAB. VI. With kind permission of the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne