Medicine, Greek and Roman
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Identifier: MS 163/ff. 73r-118v
Contents The final 45 folios of MS 163, ff. 73-118, contains a copy of the Aphorisms of Hippocrates. This text was also part of the medieval medical reference volume, the 'Articella'. It contains a set of propositions on diagnosis and symptoms of diseases, and also guidance on healing.The text begins on f. 73r with the famous first sentence of this text: Vita brevis ars vero longa, "Life is short, but art is long".The...
Dates: 12th century
Identifier: MS 165
Contents Contains three texts, all in the same hand. Although these are three separate texts, the binding of them together, with the two short texts following Avicenna's Canon is a common arrangement.ff. 1r-406r: Canon of Medicine by Avicenna [Arabic: Ibn Sina], in 12th-century Gerard of Cremona's Latin translationff. 407r-411v: synonima Avicenniff. 411v-412r: Expositiones secundum arabicos et...
Dates: 13th century
Identifier: MS 166
Contents Contains sixteen texts by/attributed to Galen, in two different hands.ff. 1r-15v; 271r-274v:'De morbo et accidente'ff. 15v-48r; 266v-271r: 'De Interioribus'ff. 48r-75v: 'Megategni', 11th-century Latin translation by Constantinus Africanusff. 75v-92r: 'De Creticis Diebus'ff. 92r-114v: 'De Crisibus', 12th-century translation by Gerard of Cremonaff. 115r-125v: 'De elementis secundum Hippocratem', translated by Gerard of Cremonaff. 125v-145r: 'De...
Dates: late 13th century
Identifier: MS 163/ff. 24r-71r
Contents ff. 24-71 of MS 163 contains another text of medicine that was fundamental to the medieval curriculum, and was usually bound in the textbook-like volume the 'Articella', along with the text by Ioannitius, in ff. 1-20 of MS 163. This second text of the Articella, the Tegni is Galen's summary of the Hippocratic works on medicine.The text begins on f. 24r with the prologue to Galen's Tegni: Incipit...
Dates: 12th century