Abscondita naturae; [manuscript] :; collecta ab diversis philosoph[orum] et medicorum voluminibus /; scriptum in inclita civitate Crem[onensi] per Hieronymum Vidam. - Colenda Digital Repository
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Abscondita naturae; [manuscript] :; collecta ab diversis philosoph[orum] et medicorum voluminibus /; scriptum in inclita civitate Crem[onensi] per Hieronymum Vidam.

Title:
Abscondita naturae [manuscript] : collecta ab diversis philosoph[orum] et medicorum voluminibus / scriptum in inclita civitate Crem[onensi] per Hieronymum Vidam.
Abstract:
Collection of over 400 recipes for medical, cosmetic, and culinary purposes, copied from both manuscript and printed sources. The medical recipes include treatments for the plague, syphilis, epilepsy, toothache, headache, scabies, eye ailments, fever, sciatica, and leprosy. A group of case studies are dated 1538 to 1545 (f. 24v-31v). An alphabetical index, dated 1545 like the text, is at the end of the volume (f. 188r-193r).
Description:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Format:
197 leaves : paper; 208 x 150 (145 x 100) mm. bound to 214 x 165 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn805417952; (OCoLC)805417952; (PU)5807343-penndb-Voyager
Language:
Latin.
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Milanese physician Ludovico Settala (coat of arms in ink, f. ii verso; armorial stamp on covers).; Formerly owned by the physician Sebastiano Calvi, who received the manuscript as a gift from Giacomo Filippo Scaravaggi (probably of Milan) in 1685 (inscription, f. i recto).; Sold by Martayan Lan (New York) to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Oct. 2003.; Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
Publisher:
[Cremona], 1545.
Subject:
Medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions -- Early works to 1800.; Codices.; Recipes.; Manuscripts, Latin; 16th century.; Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Type:
Manuscript
Personal Name:
Settala, Ludovico,; Calvi, Sebastiano,
Call Number:
LJS 458
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts