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De anatomia vivorum, pseudo-Galen, late 13th century

Identifier: MS 166/ff. 253v-266r


The final text contained in MS 166 is De anatomia vivorum
The treatise begins on f. 253v with the words, Medicorum anathomicos necesse est precognoscere quod humanum corpus cum sit compositum. It ends on f. 266r with: proximum est hepar et ita patet diversitas inter Galenum et Aristotelem. Explicit Anathomia.
Finally, a colophon on f. 266r reads: In vitium verti nimium fateor supra lite. Si studium non est nimium per tempora vite.
Writing By the hand of the second scribe in MS 166.


  • late 13th century


Language of Materials

From the Item: Latin

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The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


14 folios.


Michaelangiola Marchiaro, 'De anatomia vivorum: Anathomia'. Galeno: Catalogo delle Traduzioni Latine.


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