Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 477 (V.7.4)
Title: De urine
Date of Creation: Between 1299 and 1399
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Isaac Jvdaei, Liber de Urinis Cognoscendis.
Ishak ibn Sulaimana'l Isra'ili's Treatise on the Diagnosis of Urines:
Begins: [Hebrew characters]
Remarks: For Ishak ibn Sulaiman, see T.4.5, Remarks.
[Formerly Q.7.17; Q.7.131].
Uroscopy flasks in margins.
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, probably 14th century, 7 x 5, ff. 62, written in single cols. of 24 lines, each 5 3/8 x 3, marginalia (in Hebrew), marginal drawings of vasa urinalia.
Binding: 18thcentury millboards, covered spattered calf, gilt-tooled panelled back, red edges, title, on lowest panel but one and inverted (gilt) on crimson morocco shield: LIBER | MED | MSS. HEB
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Hebrew
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: Isaac Israeli, The Philosopher Physician, edited by Kenneth Collins, Samuel Kottek, Helen Paavilainen (Muriel and Philip Berman Medical Library, 2015); K E Collins and M Sussman, 'Isaac Israeli and his Book of Urine', Scottish Medical Journal, Volume 44 (1999) pp 86-88; B Cutler and S Lazarus, 'The Isaac Israeli manuscript', Glasgow University Gazette, no. 77 (March 1975), pp 4-5; L. MacKinney, Medical illustrations in medieval manuscripts (London, 1965), p 128; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p 511.
See also letter from Emeritus Professor M. Sussman, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 1 September 1992 (Special Collections correspondence file).
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Isaac Israeli c 850-950
Philosopher and physician. Ophthamologist, Cairo. Physician successively to Caliphs Ziyadat Allah and Obaid Allah, Kairouan, Tunisia. Also known as Ishaq ibn Sulayman …
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