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MS. Ashmole 1431

Ps. Apuleius, Herbal
England, St. Augustine's abbey, Canterbury;
11th century, c. 1070-1100

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Images scanned from Bodleian filmstrip Roll 227.1

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Betonice (Betony)
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Arnoglosse (Plantain)
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Pentafillos (Cinquefoil, five-leaved grass). Columbaris (Vervain).
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fols. 6v-7r
Simphoniace (Henbane). Vipine (Snakeweed) and Achorum (Yellow Flag).
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fols. 7v-8r
Lentopodion (Lady's Mantle) and Sclerata (Ranunculus scleratus).
Butracion Staticeum (Butterwort) and Artemesiae (Mugwort).
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Source: Roll 227.1 frame 6
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fols. 8v-9r
Artemesiae tagantes and Artemesiae leptafillos.
Lapatium (Water Dock) and Draconteae (Dragons)
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fols. 9v-10r
Satyrion (Ragwort) and Gentianae (Autumn Gentian).
Ciclaminos (Aristolochia pallida) and Pserpinatiae (Knotgrass).
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fols. 10v-11r
Aristologie rotundae (Smearwort).
Nasturcium, Eribuluus, Apollinaris (Glovewort) and Chamomelum (Chamomile).
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fols. 11v-12r
Camedris and Chameleae (Teasel or Wolf's Comb).
Persopes (Beet), Fraga (Strawberry) and Ibiscus (Marsh Mallow).
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fols. 12v-13r
Yperum (Horsetail) and Malva sivatica terratica (Malva sylvestris).
Lingua bovis (Bugloss) and Scillitici (Squill).
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Source: Roll 227.1 frame 11
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fols. 13v-14r
Cotilidon (Lady's Navel), Gallitricus (Digitaria sanguinalis) and Marrubium (Horehound).
Exifion (Fox's Foot) and Gallitricum.
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fols. 14v-15r
Muoluta (House Leek), Eliotropion and Grias (Madder).
Pollitricum (Hop Trefoil), Astula regia (Woodruff) and Splenion (Hartstongue).
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fols. 15v-16r
Papaveris silvatici (Opium Poppy) and Ynantes (Dropwort). Narcissos (Narcissus poeticus) and Polion (Teucrium Polium).
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fols. 16v-17r
Victorola (Butcher's Broom) and Simphitum (Comfrey).
Asterion and Leporis pes (Hare's Foot).
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fols. 17v-18r
Diptannum (Dittany) and Solago maior (Heliotropium europaeum). Solago minor (African Marigold) and Peonia (Peony).
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fols. 18v-19r
Peristereon (Vervain) and Brionia (Black Bryony).
Nimphea (Water-lily) and Chrision (Red Clover).
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fols. 19v-20r
Scordeon (Allium vineale), Umbascum (Mullein) and Eraclea.
Celidonia (Celandine) and Strignos (Nightshade).
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fols. 20v-21r
Senecion (Groundsel) and Filix (Asplenium).
Gramen (Ttwitch Grass), Gladiolus (Flag) and Rosmarinus (Rosemary).
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fols. 21v-22r
Pastinaca (Carrot) and Pericalis (Pellitory).
Mercurialis (Cheadle) and Radiolus (Everfern).
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fols. 22v-23r
Asparagi (Asparagus officinalis) and Savina (Savin).
Canis caput (Hound's Head) and Erusci (Bramble).
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fols. 23v-24r
Achillea (Yarrow) and Ruta hortensis (Rue).
Mentastrum (Horse-mint) and Ebulum (Danewort).
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fols. 24v-25r
Pulerum (Pennyroyal).
Nepita (Catmint), Pseucidonus (Cammock) and Innule capanae (Elecampane).
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fols. 25v-26rr
Cinoglosa (Hound's Tongue), Saxifraga (Sundcorn) and Hederanigra (Ground Ivy).
Serpullum (Organy) and Absinthium (Wormwood).
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fols. 26v-27r
Salvia (Sage), Coriandrum (Coriander) and Portulaca (Purslane).
Cerefolium (chervil), Sisimbrium (Water Mint), Oleastrum (Alexanders), Lilium (Lily) and Tytimallum (Spurge).
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fols. 27v-28r
Silvaticum (Sonchus), Lupinum (lupin), Lacterideum (Daphne gnidium) and Lactuca leporica (Lettuce).
Scicideagria (Cucumber), Canapus silvaticus (Hemp) and Ruta montana (Ruta montana).
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fols. 28v-29r
Eptafillos, Ocimum (Wild Basil) and Appium (Apium).
Crosocantis (Ivy), Menta (Cornmint), Anetum (Dill), Origanum (Marjoram) and Semperviva.
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fols. 29v-30r
Feniculum (Purplered), Erisifion and Simphitum.
Petrosilinum (Parsley), Silvatica and Basilisca.
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fol. 31r (detail)
Mandragora (Male Mandrake)
Book of Extracts from Dioscorides.
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fols. 31v-32r
Caption Sephram, Buglosos and Achantum (Cnicus erioforos).
Elilisfacu (Wild Sage), Ciminum (Cuminum cyminum) and Cameleon alba (Wild Teasel).
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fols. 32v-33r
Serpillos (Thyme), Camedrum and Poligonos.
Cestrios and Aristologium (Birthwort).
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fols. 33v-34r
Sticas, Politricos and Samsacu (Elder).
Mandragora (Female Mandrake), Thiaspis, Sisimbrium (Water Mint) and Celidonia (Hypericum olympicum).
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fol. 34r (detail)
Mandragora (Female Mandrake).
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fols. 34v-35r
Camemelos (Camomile) and Sideritis.
Flaminos (Great Mullein), Linozostis (Dog's Mercury) and Antirenum (Snapdragon).
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fols. 35v-36r
Brittannica, Psillios, Melena and Tribulosa.
Conita (Inula viscosa), Strignos (Nightshade) and Buotthalmon (Anthemis valentina).
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fols. 36v-37r
Speritis (Pimpernel).
Spaces in the text for pictures of herbs have been left unfilled on ff. 36v-43r.

Catalogue information

'Quarto' catalogue of Ashmole manuscripts.

Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. 3: British, Irish, and Icelandic Schools (Oxford, 1973), no. 50, with further bibliography.


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