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LJS 391 Fragment of manuscript bifolium from the Liber ad Almansorem

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Fragment of manuscript bifolium from the Liber ad Almansorem

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LJS 391
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Latin

Summary

Upper half of a bifolium from Gherardo da Cremona's 12th-century Latin translation of al-Rāzī's Arabic medical encyclopedia, copied in protogothic script in the 13th century. The running titles refer to Book VIIII and Book X and give the author's name as Rasis. One heading refers to the effects of an ulcer (apostema). Each page is written in 2 columns; the incomplete columns have up to 23 lines. 2-line initials alternate between blue with red flourishing and red with blue flourishing; paragraph marks in blue; rubrication in red. Substantial glossing in same ink as main text in smaller script in margins. Prickings visible on one edge.

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1 107-116 x 384 mm

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