Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 249 (U.4.7)
Date of Creation: Between 1199 and 1399
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Clavdii Galeni Pergameni, Liber De Alimentorvm Virtvtibvs a Gvlielmo de Morbeca latine versvs.
Incerti Avctoris, Commentvm in Ishak Ibn Sulaiman, Al-Isra'ili (i.e. Isaac Jvdaevs), de Dietis Particvlaribvs.
Husain Ibn 'Abd Allah, (Abu 'Ali), Ibn Sina (i.e. Avicenna), Cantica cvm Commento Averrois a Magistro Armegando (Ermegado) Blasii latine versa.
On i, 4 verso in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: Liber Galieni de Virtute Alimentorum, | translatus a fratre Giulo de | ordinis predicatorum de greco in latinum. | Questiones super librum Isaac de dietis particularibus. | Cantica Avicenne, cum comento Averrois, | translata ab Arabico in latinum a | Magistro Ermegado blasii, de monte pessula- | no, magistro in medicina. Anno incarnat. | 1. 2. 9. 8. id est, 1294.
On 5, 1 recto top margin in a XVII. Cent. French hand: Questiones supra librum ysaac de dietis particularibus [over the same words in a handwriting of the previous century]; the lower margin contains a partly erased note (in a later XVII. Cent. hand) beginning: In isto libro insunt (?) pulcherrima (?) de...
Armegand (Ermengaud) Blaise was physician to Philippe le Bel; his version of the "Canticles" with Averroes' Commentary was published in the Venice edition (1550) of Averroes' Tom X.
Ishak ibn Sulaimain Al-Isra'ili died 904, the adopted son of Solomon, King of Arabia. See U.7.4.
Gulielmus de Morbeca, (Moerbeka, Moerbecanus, Morbecta, Morbeta), Dominican Monk, born at Meerbeke (Ninove), Flanders, Chaplain to Clement IV. and Gregory X., attending Council of Lyons with the latter, died about 1300 Bishop of Corinth. He translated Aristotle's works into Latin.
[Formerly S.5.10; S.5.69]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 10 3/8 x 7 3/8, ff. 119 (the last folio a half sheet), written in three hands in double cols. of 37 lines (quires 1-4), of 77 lines (quires 5-9), and of 56 lines (quires 10-15) respectively 7 x 2 3/4, 8 3/4 x 2 3/4, 7 7/8 x 2, ruled and margined with brown crayon, small ornamental, blue and red, initials with gestures, blue and red capitals and rubrics in 1, red and blue paragraph marks in 2, rubricated initials and paragraph marks in 3, signatures (in 1 and 2), catchwords (in 3), foliation, modern (repeats f. 69), marginalia (in 1 and 2), vellum unequal in quality, holed and sewn, fol. sec. (of 1, iuris qualitatem), (of 2, febris consequens) (of 3, finicione). Cent. XIII.-XIV.
Binding: Millboards, covered brown calf, gilt-tooled sides, edges and back panelled (double-headed eagle (?) in top and bottom panels), titles (gilt), on modern maroon morocco shield: GALEN | ISAAC | AVICENNA | on old green shield: M.S. Cent. XVIII.
[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. 200.]
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 199-200.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Avicenna 980-1037
Abu Ali Al Husayn Ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina.
author: Galen 131-200
Formerly known as Claudius Galenus.
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