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