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MS. Add. C. 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 24756

Contents

Medical treatises and recipes
Language(s): Italian
1. (fol. 1)
Rubric: Inchomincereno dalchune chose...apartenentj a Fisicha coe sechondo Ghaliene ed Pocras et Aristotile ed altri aultorj
Incipit: Douete sapere che lluomo ainse .v. sensi

At fol. 61 follow short treatises which may be distinct, on fevers, maladies, diseases of child-birth, etc. An index of on fol. iii verso.

2. (fol. 90)

A short treatise on disease, composed in 1464 by 'maestro Giovanbatista [chiamato il medicho della Barba, added in index] al presente medicho nella chasa e degno spedale di Santa Maria nuova di Firenze, e per la drieto chiamato rabbi Uziel d'Anchona ebreo', made at the request of the rector of the hospital, Iachopo di Piero.

Incipit: Cariximi frategli
3. (fol. 93v)
Tommaso del Garbo, Consiglio contro a pistolenza

Pr. Florence, 1522, etc.; ed. P. Ferrato, Bologna, 1866. Repeated at fol. 113.

Incipit: In prima il piu sichuro remedio
4. (fol. 98)
Rubric: Le sinonime de Simone Genouese miste chon altri autorj

In alphabetical order.

Incipit: Artemisia uel chanaparia, id est matricharia maior
5. (fol. 117)
Medical recipes
6. (fol. 122v)
Rubric: La uirtu della acqua arzente ouero acqua vite sechondo maestro Tommaso del Gharbo e maestro Antonio dalla Scharparia e piu altrj singularj fisicj
7. (fol. 126)
Rubric: Questo fia vno Ricettario buono paraghonato ... chomincato a scriuere questo de xo di luglo 1488. in martedi ed e di Francesco di lucha de rosso speziale elquale a iscritto di sua propia mano

Written on blank leaves in a volume that had been more calligraphically wirten by the same scribe.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: iii + 210 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 335 × 235 mm.

Layout

(fols. 126-208) 2 cols., 220-5 × 67 mm. , 38 lines.

History

Origin: 1488 (fols. 126-208); 1464 × 1488 (fols. 1-125v) ; Italian (Florence (?))

Provenance and Acquisition

Guglielmo Libri, no. 863 in his sale, 1859.

Purchased by the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts; and the Summary Catalogue (1905).

Bibliography

    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 18