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

MS. Ashmole 1462

Summary Catalogue no.: 7527

Contents

1.
Medical and herbal texts.
Language(s): Latin
2.
Antonius Musa , De herba uettonica
Language(s): Latin
3.
Ps.-Apuleius , Herbal (with English gloss)
Language(s): Latin
4.
Sextus Placitus , Liber medicinae
Language(s): Latin
5.
Ps.-Dioscorides , Ex herbis feminis
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures and coloured drawings. BL MS. Sloane 1975 is from the same workshop. (P&A iii. 244, pl. XXIII)

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (92 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.