Fragments of two medical treatises written in Judaeo-Arabic
- [Morocco and Spain, 13th and14th centuries]
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- 2 folders (3 leaves)
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- ["Folder 1. Unidentified materia medica, 14th century, from northern Iberia (probably Mallorca). A complete leaf written in Judaeo-Arabic using square Hebrew script, 31 lines, double columns, brown ink, headings in red, ruled with a hard point, contemporary Latin marginalia in brown ink in a humanist hand. The text discusses the medical properties of various foods, and includes a title \"On the effect of pickles and sour substances.\""]
- ["Folder 2. Unidentified materia medica, 14th century, Maghreb. Two nearly complete leaves, written in Judaeo-Arabic on palimpsest parchment, text in double columns of Hebrew script, 36 lines, brown ink, headings in red. The undertext is written in Hebrew in a single column, 13/14th century, and contains an unidentified materia medica. One of the leaves has a later marginal annotation in Castilian. The main text is organized by illnesses and cures, and include entries 'On the causes of hiccuping\" and \"On the treatment for hiccuping.\""]
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- Purchased from the Dictionary collection of Thomas Main Rodgers, 2012. Accession 2012-271.
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