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Guide to Receptarium de medicinis communiter usitatis. Manuscript, circa 1500

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Receptarium de medicinis communiter usitatis. Manuscript (Ms 36)

Dates:

circa 1500

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 36

Size:

1 volume; 26 x 19 cm

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Medical prescriptions and remedies. Text in Latin with notes in Italian in the margins. Codex Ms 36.

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Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Receptarium de medicinis communiter usitatis. Manuscript, Codex Ms 36, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Hundreds of recipes attributed to important Greek and Arabic medical authorities, with a large number of later additions made in the margins and at the back of the codex. Old vellum. Text in Latin and Italian.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 36

View cover (front)-fol. 32v.

View fols. 33r-73v.

View fols. 74r-114v.

View fols. 115r-155v.

View fols. 156r-cover (back.)