MS. Lat. misc. c. 73
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Medical texts; three MSS. bound together at an early date. French (Southern?), 13th century.
2 cols., 49–56 lines, the writing below the top line
Good historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 555)
Historiated initial (fol.25) showing a physician holding a urine glass, two illuminated initials (fol.1 and 121), other large and small initials, red with blue flourishes and blue with red flourishes
Modern reversed calf binding.
MS. Lat. misc. c. 73 – Part 1
Partial translation of the Secreta Secretorum, ed. H. Suchier, Denkmäler Provenzalischer Literatur, Halle, 1883, pp.475–80, followed by three short notes on diet
in the version pr. by A. Henschel, Janus I (1846), 672–9, cf. L. C. Mackinney, Osiris 10, (1952) 198
ed. V. Rose, Theodori Prisciani Euporiston, Leipzig, 1894, pp.484–492
Found also in Oxford MSS. Christ Church 99, fol. 136–137v and St. John's Coll. 178, fol. 39–41, ascribed to Aristotle
Found also in MS. Digby 197, fol.83–4
the first chapters of the work pr. pp.293–300 in P. Giacosa, Magistri Salernitani nondum editi, Turin, 1901
For other MSS. see G. H. Kroemer, J. von S. Paulo, Leipzig (diss.), 1920, p.59
A long version of the Anatomia Cophonis, ending with section De anatomia capitis and de anatomia oculi, for which see G. W. Corner, Anatomical Texts of the Early Middle Ages, Carnegie Inst., Washington, 1927, p.48
This is the work of the Salemitan Archimatthaeus, ed. H. Erchenbrecher, Leipzig, 1919
Ascribed to Ricardus Anglicus . Ends imperf. due to the lose of a leaf after fol.12. Found also in London, Brit. Mus. MSS. Royal E.XV, fol.3–5 and Sloane 4, fol.31–34v
lib.IV, vii–xiii, incomplete at the beginning
ed. M. Wlaschky, Kyklos I (1928), 104–8
Ed. V. Rose, Theod. Prisc. Euporiston, pp.429–62, closest to version V from cod. Cassin. 97, except at the end § 24, where it is closest to version I.
pr. Rose, p.462, and see Beccaria, I codici di Medicina del Periodo Presalernitano, Rome 1956 p.155
Pr. as c.xii of Ps.-Soranus, In artem medendi isagoge in De re medica, ed. A. Torinus, Basel, 1528, p.5
Pr. ibid. c.xiii, p.6
Pr. ibid. c.xvi and part of xvii. It is a reworking of Vindicianus, Gynaecia §§ 18–19, mainly in version II of Rose
In a version which resembles most that pr. by H. Stadler, Archiv für lateinische Lexicographie 12 (1900), 21–5
pr. Renzi, Coll. Salernitana II.73 and Sigerist, Bull. hist. medicine 10 (1941), 31
pr. Sigerist, art. cit. p.35, followed by Ypocras dixit. Frustra mortalium genus, pr. ibid.
in the first version of those ed. by K. Sudhoff, Archiv. f. Gesch. der Medizin, IX (1915), 84–106
Also follows the preceding item in other MSS.; a version about twice as long as that pr. Kuhlewein, Philologus 42 (1884), 123, and with the same ending as Glasgow Hunterian V.3.2 (Beccaria no.73) and other MSS.;
ends imperf. adiutoria adhibenda sunt, p.215 1.9 in the version ed. A. Nelson in Symbolae Philologicae O. A. Danielsson dicatae, Uppsala, 1932, pp.213–216
Ed. V. Rose, Aristoteles Pseudepigraphus, Leipzig, 1863, pp.666–676
pr. Wlaschky, art. cit., pp.208–10
Slightly longer than the text pr. in Spurii Galeno ascripti, Venice, apud Iuntas, 1586, fol.18v, see L. C. MacKinney, Isis 24 (1935–6), 410, n.40
Pr. Giacosa, op. cit. p.360; Also attributed to Theodorus in Glasgow, Hunterian V.3.2 (Beccaria 73 no.15)
Usually described in MSS. as Galen , epistola de febribus, cf. Beccaria p. 457
Also follows the preceding item in Monte Cassino 225 (Beccaria no.96)
For a work with this title and incipit see V. Rose, Theod. Prisc. p.xvii sqq. It is a compilation from Cleopatra and Mustio. A considerable part of it was pr. in Gynaeciorum … Libri, Basel, 1566, col.105 ff. in the pars posterior of the Harmoniae gynaeciorum, in sections headed ‘ex Prisc. et Cleop. priore’. The work with the same incipit in Spurii Galeno ascripti, p.100–1 and in Constantini Africani Opera, Basel, 1536, pp.321–4 differs after the first few sentences
ed. F. P. Egert, Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Medizin und der Naturwissenschaften 11 (1936), 24–33: extracts, consisting of §§ 1, 2, 25, 20, 23 and sentences not in the edition
MS.Lat.misc.c.73 – Part 2
Preceded by the last paragraph of bk. I written as a rubric. Tractatus II (fol.29v) differs considerably from the printed editions in order and content; fol.78v is blank
lib. I, fen III
Also found in Cambridge, Univ. Lib. MS. Ff.6.13, from which the beg. is pr. by P. Meyer, Romania 15 (1886), 279; see also C. H. Haskins, Studies in medieval science, p.354
MS.Lat.misc.c.73 – Part 3
Pr. Opera, Lyons, 1511, fol.i–ccviv, Bk.I beg. at fol.96, preceded by a table of contents, bk.II at fol.104, II.25–IX.89 missing due to the loss of three quires after fol.106, bk.X at fol.108. There are extensive marginal notes, written by the same hand as the text
Pr. Opera, Lyons, 1510, fol.ii–lxvii, ends imperf. in bk.II, ch.I (fol.lxix of the pr. text)
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