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[De simplicibus] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Arnaldus, de Villanova, d. 1311.
Other Title:
Aureole Arnaldi de Nova Villa novorum medicorum peritissimi.
Publication:
[Spain, between 1350 and 1380]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
21 leaves : parchment ; 178 x 135 (143 x 95) mm.
Subjects:
Materia medica, Vegetable -- Early works to 1800.
Medicinal plants -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Medicine, Medieval.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 14th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Disbound manuscript of compilation of simples (medicines made from one component) in 85 chapters with lists of plants for general medical functions and for treating specific parts of the body. Includes lists and passages not present in the edition of the work published in Basel in 1585.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger; opening rubric uses title Aureole Arnaldi de Nova Villa novorum medicorum peritissimi (p. 1).
Collation: Parchment, 21 leaves; 1¹⁸(-1) 2⁴; [1-34, 1-8], modern pagination in pencil, lower inner corners.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 46 lines.
Script: Written in Gothic script by a single hand.
Decoration: 2-line initials, rubrication, and paragraph marks in red, with later additions of blue, green, or black penwork; concluding lists (p. 1-4 [=p. 35-38]) are also decorated with these later colors.
Origin: Written in Spain between 1350 and 1380.
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by Les Enluminures (Paris and Chicago), cat. 2 (1993), no. 23, to John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 29.
Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
Cited in:
Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 90-91 (LJS 198).
Cited as:
LJS 198
Contributor:
Stanitz, John D., former owner.
OCLC:
768354207
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