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Penn Library's LJS 458 - Abscondita naturae (Video Orientation)

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12-16-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 458, 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).

Written in Cremona in 1545 (title page, f. ii recto).

Digital copy and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9958073433503681

Record on Internet Archive, with a link to a PDF: https://archive.org/details/ljs458

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Medicine -- Formulae receipts prescriptions -- Early works to 1800, Medicine -- Formulae receipts prescriptions, Codices, Recipes, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Renaissance

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Renaissance Studies

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