Eine Reise ins (Un-)Bekannte

  title={Eine Reise ins (Un-)Bekannte},
  author={Tilmann Walter},
  journal={NTM Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin},
  • Tilmann Walter
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • NTM Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
A Journey into the (Un)known. Borderlands of Knowledge for Leonhard Rauwolf (1535?–1596)The Augsburg physician Leonhard Rauwolf is known to the history of Western sciences for “discovering” the exotic flora of the Near East. This article deals with the social background of his studies in Germany and France and his perception of foreign lands, plants, and peoples. Before Rauwolf started his journey at Marseille in 1573 he had received a proper education in practical botany at Montpellier under… Expand
The early book herbaria of Leonhard Rauwolf (S. France and N. Italy, 1560–1563): new light on a plant collection from the ‘golden age of botany’
The sixteenth century was a golden age for botany, a time when numerous naturalists devoted themselves to the study and documentation of plant diversity. A very prominent figure among them was theExpand
Bryophytes and lichens in 16th-century herbaria
The diversity of mosses was higher than that of liverworts, and pleurocarpous mosses were more diverse than acrocarpous Mosses, which supported the hypothesis that several moss, liverwort, and lichen genera are included whose traditional uses are well documented. Expand