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 by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (92 images from 35mm slides)