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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Misc. Mss. - Paulus, Aegineta - Miscellaneous manuscripts
Author:
Paulus, Aegineta
Title:
Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1400s.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : paper ; 330 x 230 mm.
Summary:
Leaf from a 15th-century copy of Paulus Aegineta's Epitomae medicae libri septem, with text from Book 1, Chapters 19-22. Paulus composed his compilation in the seventh century and drew Chapters 20-21 from the Synopsis ad Eustathium (Book 5, Chapters 15-16), written by Oribasius in the fourth century. The material before Chapter 20 and after Chapter 21 on this leaf matches Paulus more closely than Oribasius. The leaf is numbered 8 in ink, upper right recto.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Misc. Mss.
 
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