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Bod-Inc: S-212

Simon Januensis

Clavis sanationis.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Simon Januensis: [Letter addressed to] Campanus [Novariensis]. Incipit: ‘Opusculum iamdudum a uobis postulatum . . .’

[a1r] Campanus [Novariensis]: ‘Responsio' [addressed to] Simon Januensis. Incipit: ‘Grande donum nuper a charitate uestra recepi . . .’

[a1v] Simon Januensis: Clavis sanationis or Synonyma. Incipit: ‘[O]ptabat Galenus discere et docere posse res sine nominibus . . . [A]banatib et alcutub uel cutub . . .’ See D. Jacquart, ‘La Coexistence du grec et de l'arabe dans le vocabulaire médical du latin médiéval: l'effort linguistique de Simon de Gênes', in Transfert de vocabulaire dans les sciences, ed. P. Louis and J. Roger (Paris, 1988), 277-90; D. Jacquart and F. Micheau, La Médicine arabe et l'occident médiéval (Paris, 1990), 164-5; Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Medicina e scienze della natura alla corte dei papi nel duecento, Biblioteca di Medioevo Latino, 4 (Spoleto, 1991), 191-8, 247-51.


Imprint: [Ferrara: Andreas Belfortis, Gallus, 1472?]. Folio.


Collation: [a b10 c . . .]

Types: Type: 115 (113) R.

Line number: 43 lines, two columns ([a1r]).

Type area: Type area: 243 ×148 mm ([a1r]).

Remarks: Capital spaces.


ISTC: is00525500

Proctor: Pr 5726;

Others: Osler, IM 11; Sheppard 4767-8. Microfiche: Unit 14: Medical Incunabula: Part IV, MI 59.

LCN: 14421619


Copy number: S-212(1)

A fragment of 21 leaves only, wanting all after [c1].

Formerly bound fifth with other works.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf.

Size: 315 × 242 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 310 × 235 mm.

‘5' in black ink in the middle of the upper margin of [a1r].

Provenance: Date of acquisition unknown; books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1840s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 3.42.

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