A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 360

Summary Catalogue no.: 2461

Contents

1.
Albucasis, Cirurgia,

tr. Gerard of Cremona

Language(s): Latin
2.
Galen, Secreta,

tr. Gerard of Cremona

Language(s): Latin
3.
Serapion the Elder, Practica,

tr. Gerard of Cremona

Language(s): Latin
4.
List of medical substances
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated initial, diagrams. Good penwork borders. Written above the top line. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 74, pl. VII)

Drawings of surgical instruments on fols. 2r-38r.

fol. 31v

  • Type diagram
  • Subject Diagram.

fol. 32r

  • Type diagram, drawing, lower margin
  • Subject Diagram and a dragon.

fol. 47r

  • Type initial I
  • Subject Doctor holding urine flask.

fol. 61v

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Dragon.

fol. 76r

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Dragon.

fol. 85v

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Dragon.

fol. 114r

  • Type drawing, right margin
  • Subject Sketch of a profile head with a pointed hat.

fol. 117v

  • Type drawing, lower margin
  • Subject Sketch of an animal head.

fol. 126v

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Grotesque bird.

fol. 139v

  • Type border, lower margin
  • Subject Grotesque bird.

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; Italian

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.