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Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 168
Contents MS 168 is a 14th-century copy of Rosa medicinae (also known by the name Rosa anglica) by English physician John Gaddesden, written c. 1313. Gaddesden trained as a doctor at Oxford between 1307-1316, and embarked on a successful career as the first major medieval medical scholar to have trained entirely in England. An indication of his reputation, he seems to have treated a son of Edward I of England for smallpox (perhaps Thomas...
Dates: 14th century
Identifier: MS 169
Contents Contains six medical texts, and recipes inserted at a later date. The whole volume is written by the hand of Robert of Sherburn, with the exception of the recipes, written by Francis Cox.ff. 1v-2v: A Tabula to the volume, in the hand of Robert of Sherburn, and an ilustration of a physician and patient (described under 'Scope and Contents-Illumination').Ff. 3r-37r, ff. 41r-44r: 'Expositio cum questionibus super textu Rasis in 9...
Dates: 1481; 17th century
Identifier: MS 170
Contents MS 170 is the Practica sive breviarium, a Latin translation from the 12th century by Gerard of Cremona. Gerard translated one of the two medical texts by 9th-century Christian physician, Johannes Serapion (also known as Yahya ibn Sarafyun, and Serapion the Elder). Little is known about Serapion, other than that he lived during the second half of the 9th century, and wrote medical treatises in Syriac. Through Gerard's Latin translation, which made the text...
Dates: 13th-14th century
Identifier: MS 176
Contents MS 176 is a short volume with only a small abount of text combined with large, half-page illustrations. It contains sections VI-XXI of Peter of Eboli's thirty-five sectional didactic poem on the medicinal thermal baths in the region of Campania. Peter wrote his poem on bathing in the last years of the 12th century, and dedicated it to the emperor, probably the Holy Roman Emperor at the time, Henry VI.The text begins with the sixth section of Peter of Eboli's text, on f. 1r: ...
Dates: 15th century
Identifier: MS 186
Contents MS 186 is a composite volume, containing the Scotichronicon by Walter Bower and a number of short genealogical texts, all by the same hand.Ff. 1r-332v: Scotichronicon, by Walter BowerFf. 332v-333r: 'Epistola bernardi'Ff. 333v-336r: 'brevis recapitulatio' [A short summary] of Bower's Scotichronicon, (described under the...
Identifier: MS 189
Contents Johannes de Utino, a Franciscan friar from Mortegliano (near Udine) in the first half of the fourteenth century, composed a diagrammatic chronicle of universal history from Adam to Christ, a compilation of Biblical and post-biblical history. MS 189 Johannes's work chronicle in roll form, over 5 metres in length, and arranged around a central genealogical diagrammatical 'tree' running down the centre of the length of the roll. The first half of the roll covers Biblical history, while the second...
Identifier: MS 190
Contents The two texts by Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus) contained in MS 190 are De Coniuratione Catilinae and Bellum Jugurthinum. These are the only two texts that survive complete from Sallust, and both are described separately, under MS 190/ff. 1r-42v, and MS 190/ff. 43r-127v. Writing Italian script with plain red capitals. The rubrics and first words of sections are Roman...
Identifier: MS 191
Contents MS 191 contains two texts by the fifteenth-century Italian, Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II from 1458-1464). The volume is divided into two parts, the first containing letters by Piccolimini, and the second, the text De miseria curialium. These will be described separately, under 'MS 191/ff. 1-97' and 'MS 191/ff. 99-115'. Writing A fine, uniform minuscule, written on fine vellum, with wide margins. The volume...
Dates: late 15th century
Identifier: MS 195
Contents Contains four texts, in the same hand.Ff. 1r-18r: The Bucolics by VirgilFf. 19r-63v: The Georgics by VirgilFf. 65r-267r: The Aeneid by VirgilFf. 267v-280r: Aeneidos Liber XIII (or Supplementum), the continuation to Virgil's 'Aeneid'...
Dates: c 1449
Identifier: MS 199
Contents Juvenal was an early second-century AD Roman poet. Although little else is known about his life, he is credited with having written sixteen satires. When first published, the satires were divided into five books, and in them Juvenal criticised the beliefs and morals of his contemporaries. Juvenal addresses many of the concerns in second-century Rome in his poems, including the tensions between non-Roman social climbers and Roman citizens, the preservation of existing social class, and the...
Dates: late 15th century