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Oversize 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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Oversize LJS 391
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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University of Pennsylvania

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In 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 transitional script in the early 13th century, possibly in Italy. 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 leaf : 107-116 x 384 mm

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Parchment

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