Acta Pharm. 50 (2000) 339-345
Six testaments of Venetian speciarii and aromatarii (pharmacists) of Croatian origin, kept in the Venetian Historical Archives, dating from 1472 to 1591, are presented. The paper brings forward some elements of everyday life of apothecaries, such as their wealth, family ties, place of origin, religious practices, in the wider context of the life of Croatian immigrant community in Venice.
Keywords: history of pharmacy, Croatian pharmacists (speciarii and aromatarii), 15th and 16th century Venice