Codex Vindobonensis

Title:
Codex Vindobonensis
Library:
Osterreichischen Nationalbibliothek
Language:
Greek
City:
WIEN (VIENNA, Vienne), Austria
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Med. gr. 1
Alternate Names:
Codex Anicia Juliana -- Herbal of Dioscurides -- Vienna Dioscurides
Origin:
Constantinople
Dimensions:
491 fols. -- 370 x 310 mm.
Date Description:
Before 512
Author:
Dioscorides Pedanius, fl. 40-90 -- Euteknios
Content:
De materia medica, Dioscorides (ff. 2r-387v) -- Carmen de viribus herbarum (ff. 388r-392v) -- Paraphrasis in Nicandri Theriaca (ff. 393r-437v) and Paraphrasis in Nicandri Alexipharmaca (ff. 438v-459v) by Eutecnios -- In Oppiani Halleutica paraphrasis (f. 460r-473r) -- Petrus Lambecius, Notitiaff (ff. 473v) -- Paraphrasis Dionysii Ornithiaca (ff. 473v) -- Fragmenta Menologii, for January in an 11th cent. script (ff. 486r-491v): Athanasius Alexandrinus, Vita Antonii (ff. 486r/v, 491r/v); Symeon Metaphrastes, Vita Theodosii coenobiarchae (ff. 487r/v, 490r/v); Anonymi Vita Pauli Thebaei (ff. 488r/v, 489r/v)
Hand:
Greek uncial
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
A series of full page figural images at the start, including dedication image showing Juliana Anicia and an image showing the making of the manuscript -- Full page illustrations of plants and animals throughout.
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize R 126 .D5 1965 Non-Circulating + Kommentarband
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color -- Full-size -- Unbound leaves in a case
Series:
Codices selecti phototypice impressi, 12
Publication Date:
1965-1970
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt
Notes:
Other names: Hans Gerstinger - author of Kommentarband
Type of Text:
botanical, medical, scientific, secular