By Tony Hunt
This moment quantity of Anglo-Norman Medicinec ompletes Tony Hunt's version of the entire vernacular clinical texts contained in Trinity collage, Cambridge, MS 0.1.20, providing a treatise on traveling the in poor health and a verse translation of the 1st a part of the prestigious gynaecological compilation often called `Trotula', either with their Latin originals. to those are further longer works from different resources: the Euperistonand the Trinity `Practica', formidable compilations which take advantage of fabric in Latin, French and English. complete notes and glossaries are supplied. Tony Hunt's creation goals to demonstrate attribute positive factors of the medieval clinical compendium during the instance of the Speculum medicorum, which has hitherto been thoroughly unstudied.
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142v] 'Explicit iste tractatus a magistro Willelmo anglico de lingua arabica in latinum translatus'. 17. 142v-144r] 'Incipit liber de virtutibus bestiarum', inc. 'Regi egipciorum Octoviano Augusto salutem' (ThK 1343/1360). 18. 144r-150v] 'Incipiunt questiones naturales arti phisice competentes', inc. 'De complexionibus: Omnia corpora ex quatuor elementis composita' (ThK 989). 19. 150v-154r] 'Incipit liber anathomie', inc. s. 152r] inc. 'Incipit pars quedam libri magistri Ricardi Salernie de anathomia'.
Books 3-6 constitute a surgery derived almost wholly from the Chirurgia of Roger and Roland (of Parma), and Book 7 is based on the De adventu (versified in 27 chapters), on Copho's De modo medendi and on Arnald of Villanova. The prologue to the compendium runs as follows: In sublime volet fixus stilus hactenus imis, Et prerupta maris sicco pede transeat, absque Remigis auxilio vel classis; transeat Alpes Incedens pedibus metricis; doceatque mederi Ex antiquorum scriptis archana revelans 6 Cf. S.
229v-234r] Miscellaneous 'experimenta', inc. 'Ad dissolvendum fleumaticos humores'. Although the Speculum medicorum has never been studied, a number of other copies are recorded. 18 The 'Speculum medicinae' in the Laurenziana, Florence, contains only the opening of the work (incl. 20 Particularly notable for its early date is the text in MS Oxford, Bodl. Libr. 9r-31v which was copied shortly before 1200. The opening rubric in green, red and blue reads Incipit comentum in libro qui vocatur speculus [sic].
Anglo-Norman Medicine: II. Shorter Treatises by Tony Hunt