Rāzī, Abū Bakr Muḥammad ibn Zakarīyā, 865?-925?
Fragment of manuscript bifolium from the Liber ad Almansorem, 1200s.
Kitāb al-Manṣūrī. Latin. Selections.
1 leaf : parchment ; 107-116 x 384 mm.
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.
Title supplied by cataloger.
UPenn LJS 391.
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania LJS 391
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