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Location: Cologny
Library / Collection: Fondation Martin Bodmer
Owner: Bodmer Family
Shelfmark: Cod. Bodmer 177
Manuscript title: Gariopontus of Salerno, Passionarius
Caption: Parchment · 109 ff. · 23.7 x 16.4 cm · Northern Italy · early 12th century
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: This medical handbook by Gariopontus, who flourished in the mid-11th century in Salerno, systematically assembled in head-to-foot order writings already long known in the Latin speaking world (Galen’s Ad Glauconem de medendi methodo I-II with a Liber tercius by a pseudo-Galen, the Aurelius and Esculapius derived ultimately from the texts of Soranus of Ephesus, and an extract from the Therapeutica by Alexander of Tralles) in seven books. The work exercised a strong influence on the School of Salerno. It survives in more than 65 manuscripts, and three print issues were produced as early as the 16th century. The Bodmer manuscript from the early 12th century, like many other versions of this text, features numerous glosses. (gla)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-cb-0177
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