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 Oversize LJS 391.
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Oversize LJS 391
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