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Italian medical treatises, written in A.D. 1488 by Francesco di Lucha

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MS. Add. C. 13

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Italian medical treatises:
  1. (fol. 1) 'Inchomincereno dalchune chose ... apartenentj a Fisicha coe sechondo Ghaliene ed Pocras ed Aristotile ed altrj aultorj', a long treatise in several parts and divisions: beg. '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 is on fol. iii.
  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): beg. 'Cariximi frategli.'.
  3. (fol. 93v) Advice in time of pestilence by 'maestro Tommaso del Gharbo' citizen of Florence: beg. 'In prima il piu sichuro remedio': the treatise is repeated at fol. 113.
  4. (fol. 98) '... Le Sinonime de Simone Genouese miste chon altrj autorj ...', in alphabetical order: beg. 'Artemisia uel chanaparia, id est matricharia maior.'.
  5. (fol. 117) Medical recipes.
  6. (fol. 122v) '... 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) 'Questo fia vno Ricettario buono paraghonato ... chomincato a scriuere questo di x° di Lugli 1488 in martedi ed e di Francesco di Lucha de Rosso speziale, el quale a iscritto di sue prop[r]ia mano ...', in alphabetical order.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1488 by Francesco di Lucha

Extent

210 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Add. C. 13

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 24756.

Custodial History

The 'original oak boards with clasps' of the 1859 Catalogue have disappeared.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 863.

Physical Facet

On paper, in double columns

Dimensions

13 6/8 × 9 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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