National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Manuscript. 78. [Isagoge ad Tegni Galeni and other medical texts].
- National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Manuscript. 78. [Isagoge ad Tegni Galeni and other medical texts].
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- ca. 1250
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History and Special Collections for the Sciences Collection
Index of Medieval Medical Images
- Written at Oxford, England, in the 13th century, this compilation gathers basic introductions to classical medicine, two of them by the important 9th century Arabic translator, Johannitius (H?unayn ibn Ish?a¯q al-?Iba¯di, 809?-873) and one possibly by the famous Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln (1175?-1253). Also included are the Aphorisms of Hippocrates and two works by Theophilos Protospatharios (7th century). Historiated initials depict uroscopy, diagnosis, a pregnant woman, instructional scenes, and medical authors. Manuscript owned by the National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
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