|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionPharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel
Manuscript TitleJohannes Drexell, Collection of medical treatises
CaptionPaper · 120 ff. · 16 x 23 cm · 1582
Manuscript SummaryThis collection is contained in a paper manuscript that originated in Switzerland. Later it received a binding of wooden boards covered in blind-tooled pigskin leather. The collection contains treatises and recipes based on the Practica of Meister Bartholomäus. The herbalism follows the tradition of Macer. The collection also contains rules for bloodletting, a treatise on the plague, menstruation and the like. In addition, various diseases are covered, such as those of the head, of the ears and the like. In general, the text collects treatises on the nature of women, on the four elements and the natures, and it gives veterinary advice based, among others, on Meister Albrecht’s pharmacopeia for horses. It also contains various blessings (blessings against arrows, blood loss and worms). Incantations as well as formulas for women in labor and more. (wan)
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-phmb-H00037 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-phmb-H00037)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/phmb-H00037/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Pharmazie-Historisches Museum der Universität Basel, Cod. H37: Johannes Drexell, Collection of medical treatises (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/phmb/H00037).
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