MS. Ashmole 1462

Miscellaneous medical and herbal texts, in Latin
England, late 12th century

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Four recumbent and four standing figures, marked with red spots showing cautery points for breathing problems, diseases of the liver, spleen, stomach and kidneys.
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Three recumbent, three standing figures, all naked, marked with red spots showing cautery points for elephantiasis, asthma, tertian fever and toothache; and one clothed, seated figure with red spots on ears.
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Three recumbent, three standing figures, with red spots showing cautery points for elephantiasis, asthma, tertian fever and toothache; one clothed, seated figure with red spots on ears.
Surgeon operating on cataract (above) and polyps (below).
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Surgeon operating on cataract.
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Surgeon operating on polyps.
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Antonius Musa, on Betony. Vetonica.
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Bald man with sword attacked by a rabid dog and bitten by a snake in the arm.
(1) Plantago.
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A man brandishing an axe at a scorpion and a dragon.
(2) Pentaphyllos.
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(3) Verminatia.
Man holding herb and piercing serpent with sword.
Mad dog running away from a recumbent figure of man it has bitten, with doctor. At top, a hen: if its appetite is good, it is an omen of recovery.
(4) Simphoniaca.
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Framed miniature: below, mad dog (white with blue head) running away; recumbent figure of man it has bitten, with doctor. At top, a hen: if its appetite is good, it is an omen of recovery.
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(7) Pedeleonis, (8) Botration.
(9) Botration staticen, (10) Artemisia monoglossos.
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(11) Artemisia tagante.
Artemisia leptasillos.
The centaur Chiron with the goddess Diana/Artemis holding two plants of the genus Artemisia.
(13) Lapatium.
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(14) Dracontea, (15) Satyrion.
(16) Gentiana, (17) Cyclaminos.
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(18) Polygonon.
(19) Aristolochia, (20) Nasturtium.
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(21) Hieribulbum, (22) Apollinaris.
(23) Camaemilion, (24) Camedris.
A man spearing a snake.
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(25) Cameleia, (26) Camedaphne, (27) Ostriago.
(28) Britannica, (29) Lactuca silvatica.
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(30) Agrimonia.
(31) Asphodel, (32) Oxilapatium. (33) Centauria maior held by a centaur with his face turned away.
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(34) Centauria minor.
(35) Personatia.
A man wielding a sword at a dog-like creature.
(36) Fraga.
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(37) Hibiscus, (38) Ippiron, (39) Malva silvatica.
(40) Buglossa, (41) Scilla.
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(42) Gallicrus, (43) Cotyledon.
(44) Marrubium, (45) Sciphion.
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Mercury standing before Homer.
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(46) Callitrichon, (47) Immolum.
Mercury standing before Homer.
(48) Heliotropium, (49) Cryas, (50) Polytrichum.
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(51) Asularegia, (52) Papaver silvaticum, (53) Hynantes.
(54) Narcissus, (55) Splenion, (56) Poleion.
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(57) Victoriola, (58) Symphytum.
(59) Asterion, (60) Leporis.
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(61) Dyptannus, (62) Solago maior.
(63) Solago minor, (64) Pionia, (65) Peristerion.
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(66) Bryonia, (67) Nymphia.
(68) Crision, (69) Isatis, (70) Scordeon.
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(71) Verbascum, (72) Heraclea, (73) Strignos.
(74) Celidonia, (75) Senecion.
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(76) Felix, (77) Gramen.
(78) Gladiolum, (79) Rosmarinum.
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(80) Pasnatica silvatica.
(81) Mercurialis, (82) Perdicalis, (83) Radiolus, (84) Asparagus.
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(85) Savina, (86) Cynocephalus.
(87) Erusca.
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(88) Millefolium, (89) Ruta.
A man drawing his sword at a dog.
(90) Mentastrum.
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(91) Ebulus, (92) Poleius.
Text-page.
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(93) Nepita, (94) Peucidanum, (95) Inula campana.
Cynoglossa, (97) Saxifraga, (98) Edera nigra.
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(99) Serpillum, (100) Absinthium.
(101) Salvia, (102) Coriander.
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(103) Portulaca, (104) Cerifolium, (105) Sisymbrium.
(106) Olisatrum, (107) Lilium.
A man attacking a dragon with a sword.
(108) Titimallos.
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(109) Cardo silvaticus, (110) Lupinus.
(111) Latiridis, (112) Lactuca leporina, (113) Sicidis agria.
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(114) Cannabis, (115) Ruta montana.
(116) Eptaphillos, (117) Ocymum.
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(118) Apium, (119) Chrysocantis, (120) Hydiosmon.
(121) Sempervivium, (122) Anetum.
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(124) Feniculum, (125) Symphytum, (126) Exision.
(127) Petrosilinum, (128) Brassica silvatica, (129) Basilisca.
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(130) Mandragora, standing on white dog tied to its feet. (131) Camepitium.
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Badger.
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Stag.
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Hare eating a herb.
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Fox and Wild goat.
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Wolf.
Dog.
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Ass.
Mule and Horse.
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Ram.
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Ram.
Goat.
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Cat.
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Cat, Crickets, Weasels and Mice.
Partridge, Raven and Cock.
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Hen.
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Dove and Goose.
Swallow.
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Buglossus, Acantum.
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Helylysfacos, Cyminon.
Cameleon alba, Herpullos.
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Camerops, Polyganos.
Sansucon, Cestros.
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Aristolochia, Sticas.
Adiantos, Mandragora feminea.
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Thaspis, Sisimbrion.
Celidonia, Camemedros.
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Sideritis, Flominos.
Linozostis, Antherenon, Britannica.
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Pusillios, Melena.
Tribulosa, Coniza.
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Strygnos, Butalion.
Iffieritis, Hipperis.
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Aizos, Titimallos.
Eliotropis, Scolymbos, Achillea.
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Scaphisa, Camelia.
Alcibiados, Splenios.
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Titimallos, Clitiriza.
Bulbus rufus, Dracontea feminea.
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Meochon.
Colocinthios agria.
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Hypericon, Lapatium.
Eliotropium, Arnoglossos.
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Cameleuce, Scylla.
Eringion.
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Tera.
Strucion, Delphion.
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Centimorbia, Viola aurosa.
Caparra, Anchusa, Cinobathos.
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Anagallus, Panatia.
Viola purpurea, Zamalention feminea, Zamalethion masculus, Syon.
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Lycanis.
Abrotanus.
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Aparina.
Origanum.

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. 244, with further bibliography.


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