Sir John Harington

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I just posted four pages about the medical poem of Salerno (Regimen Sanitatis 

This is an 11th century Latin medical mnemonic verse, as translated into 
English in 1608 by Sir John Harington, the inventor of the toilet ("The 
Metamorphosis of Ajax"). His translation - to which I've added some notes - 
is quite funny. This was a book I read about in an old history of medicine in 
my father's medical library when I was a kid, and I just got hold of a 
reprint of it from an old book auction online.

Bob Richmond
Samurai Pathologist
Knoxville TN

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