Tractatus de herbis --

Title:
Tractatus de herbis --
Library:
British Library
Language:
Latin
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Egerton ms 747
Alternate Names:
A medieval herbal -- British Library Egerton ms 747 --
Origin:
southern Italy
Dimensions:
148 folios of which fols. 1-106 are reproduced -- 360 x 242 mm. (originally 400 x 240 mm.)
Date Description:
ca. 1300
Content:
Tractatus de herbis with selections from Isaac Judaeus’s treatise on diet “Liber dietarum universalium et particularium” scattered mainly in the lower margins (fols. 1-106) -- followed by complementary material (see pp. 23-24). partly framed catchwords at the end of gatherings, typical of university books produced in Naples at end of 13th century and during the 14th century (see p. 2) --
Hand:
main text in round Italian Gothic book-hand (littera gothica textualis rotunda media, see p. 23) -- the selections from Isaac Judaeus are in small littera gothica glossularis --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
numerous plants -- historiated author-portrait initial with illluminated border -- a few small scenes --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection QK 99 .A1 T7 2003
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
complete reproduction of the treatise, but not of the entire manuscript -- color -- full-size --
Publication Date:
2003
Place of Publication:
London, Great Britain
Publisher:
The British Library
Notes:
Introduction by Minta Collins -- List of plants by Sandra Raphael --
Type of Text:
botanical, herbal, medical, pharmacological, scientific, secular, university