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. (P&A 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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)