Urso of Calabria

Urso of Calabria also Urso of Salerno, Ursus Salernitanus, Urso di Calabria. (died 1225) was an Italian scholastic philosopher and significant author of medical works in the school of Salerno. He has been thought the leading figure of the school[1] and its most important theoretician and Aristotelian.[2] He had a European reputation.[3]

Urso of Calabria


  • Anatomia
  • Compendium de urinis
  • De commixtionibus elementorum
  • Glossulae
  • De effectibus medicinarum
  • De effectibus qualitatum
  • De criticis diebus
  • De pulsibus
  • De saporibus et numero eorundem
  • Aphorismi[4]


  • Wolfgang Stürner, Urso von Salerno, De commixtionibus elementorum libellus (1976)


  1. ^ Brian Lawns, The Salernitan Questions. An Introduction to the History of Medieval and Renaissance Problem Literature (1963), Introduction.
  2. ^ Walter Berschin - 3. Amalfi, Salerno, Benevento, Monte Cassino
  3. ^ Donald Matthew, The Norman Kingdom of Sicily (1992), p. 117.
  4. ^ [1]; see also [2] under Urso Salernitanus.