Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 320 (U.7.14)
Title: Practica Medicinae
Date of Creation: Between 1099 and 1199
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Incerti Avctoris, Practica Medicinae.
Unknown Author's Practice of Medicine: (Incomplete.)
Begins (1, 1 [f. '1'] recto line 1): desiccatiuo inlauacione (?) aut insolutione utantur et ad eandem po
Ends (8, 8 [f. '62'] verso line 35): D [rubricated initial] e dolore capitis D [rubricated initial] e lingua exusta
Remarks: On the verso of i, 4. is pasted a Sale Catalogue slip: De diversitatibus Febrium et pluribus aliis in medicina autoris incerti. ci- | tat Antonium Musam, Possidonium, et librum de medicamentis vene- | nosis. a very ancient MS. on vellum. its antiquity is evident from the | form of the write. it is imperfect in the beginning and end. 8vo | bound in red Turkey.
Probably a quire of eight folios is missing from the beginning.
[Formerly Q.7.8; Q.7.121].
f. 38 recto de febrium diversitatibus: this may be Garioponths
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 7 3/4 x 4, ff. 62, originally ff. 70 or more, well written in a small upright Italian (?Florentine) hand in single cols. of 36 lines, each 5 7/8 x 2 5/8, ruled and margined with plummet, gilt illuminated initials, rubricated initials at the beginning of chapters, rubrics, no signatures or catchwords (probably cropped), foliation, modern, marginalia, first page (?blood) stained, the last two folios and the tops of the first two quires discoloured by damp, cropped. Cent. XII.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson morocco ["red Turkey"], blind-tooled edges and panelled back, red edges, title (gilt) on dark green shield: DE MORBORUM | CURIS | M.S. Cent. XVII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 256.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 256-257.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247
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