[Sca-cooks] Early Period varieties of vegetables

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Thu Apr 26 04:05:24 PDT 2012

Oh, that looks very useful! Thank you!


On 4/26/2012 3:44 AM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
> I am under the impression that the original 3 volume set on St Gall contained plant lists
> for the gardens. I used to go look at the set in Rare Books when I was at Illinois. (Prior to 1984 so it's been awhile.)
> Let's see the title is:
> The Plan of St. Gall: A Study of the Architecture&  Economy of,&  Life in a Paradigmatic Carolingian Monastery by Walter Horn and Ernest Born
> Foreward by Wolfgang Braunfels, a translation into English by Charles W. Jones of the Directives of Adalhard, 753-826, the Ninth Abbot of Corbie, and with a note by A. Hunter Dupree on the Significance of the Plan of St. Gall to the History of Measurement (= California Studies in the History of Art 19), 3 volumes, Berkeley/Los Angeles / London 1979.
> http://www.stgallplan.org/en/horn_born.html
> Johnnae
> On Apr 26, 2012, at 6:25 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
>> Ok, where can I look for varietals in the Carolingian era (esp 8th c.)? I have lists of plants from the capitularies, but they don't tell me anything more than that...
>> Liutgard
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