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Medical Recipes (fragment).

Medical Recipes (fragment).

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Date: [between 1200 and 1210].
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Description:
Decoration: punctuated with the punctus and punctus elevatus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text.
Script: written in early gothic script (littera textualis); the added entries on fol. 2r are written in a French or Italian cursive hand from the second half of the fourteenth century; the upper portion of fol. 2v is written in littera textualis currens from the thirteenth century; the verses on animals are in a littera textualis from the latter thirteenth or early fourteenth century.
The bifolium was used as a pastedown in another binding.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of medical recipes, primarily of a gynecological nature; recipes include: medical recipes for tumors or swelling of the vulva; medical recipes for hardness of the breasts, ulcers, and cancers, increasing milk, so a girl will not grow breasts nor a boy testicles, and so that the hands and neck will be white; there are several undecipherable recipes and a portion of a poem in a thirteenth- or fourteenth-century hand on the sounds made by various animals.
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ff. 1-2 : parchment ; 152 x 109 mm.
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Object ID: 2004034
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