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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 24 - Medical miscellany (Video Orientation)

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5-2014

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Video orientation to LJS 24 - Israeli, Isaac, ca. 832-ca. 932 - Medical miscellany

Summary: Collection of standard 13th-century medical texts with inhabited initials showing medical scenes. 5 works of Isaac Israeli concerning diet, urine, fevers, and the elements, which were translated into Latin in the 11th century by Constantine the African, a Benedictine monk comprise most of the manuscript. These are preceded by a brief introduction to Galen and 2 short works on the pulse. Most of the illuminations depict Dominican monks teaching and tending to patients.

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