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By Anne McCabe

How have been Greek texts at the care and scientific remedy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the facts of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation referred to as the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe strains the adventure of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and eventually to the published variation. Surviving manuscripts comprise either fabulous presentation copies and undeniable ones meant to be used within the box. The Hippiatrica is a wealthy and little-known resource of knowledge approximately horses, drugs, and magic. This ebook presents a advisor to its complicated background in addition to a number of interesting info, and contains colour illustrations of a couple of manuscript pages.

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See also A. Cataldi Palau, ‘Les vicissitudes de la collection de manuscrits grecs de Guillaume Pellicier’, Scriptorium, 40 (1986), 32–53; and ibid. 40, on the dating of Par. gr. 3068, and a copy of the same catalogue in Par. gr. 3064. 46 Omont (Catalogues des manuscrits grecs de Fontainbleau, 404) believed that no. 65 was Phill. 1538; the title, however, corresponds to that of the Epitome, as pointed out by Studemund and Cohn, Verzeichniss der griechischen HSS, p. xiii, n. 3. 47 Bibliothecae Meermanniana; sive Catalogus librorum impressorum et codicum manuscriptorum, quos maximam partem collegerunt viri nobilissimi Gerardus et Joannes Meerman; morte dereliquit Joannes Meerman .

Gr. 3064. 46 Omont (Catalogues des manuscrits grecs de Fontainbleau, 404) believed that no. 65 was Phill. 1538; the title, however, corresponds to that of the Epitome, as pointed out by Studemund and Cohn, Verzeichniss der griechischen HSS, p. xiii, n. 3. 47 Bibliothecae Meermanniana; sive Catalogus librorum impressorum et codicum manuscriptorum, quos maximam partem collegerunt viri nobilissimi Gerardus et Joannes Meerman; morte dereliquit Joannes Meerman . . quorum publica Wet auctio die VIII sqq.

See also K. Weitzmann, ‘The Character and Intellectual Origins of the Macedonian Renaissance’, in Studies in Classical and Byzantine Manuscript Illumination (Chicago, 1971), 194–5; J. Kirchner, Miniaturen-Handschriften der Preussischen Staatsbibliothek, I: Die Phillipps-Handschriften (Leipzig, 1926), 16; L. Cohn, ‘Bemerkungen zu den konstantinischen Sammelwerken’, BZ 9 (1900), 158–60; P. Lemerle, Le premier humanisme byzantin (Paris, 1971), 296. 27 Irigoin, ‘Pour une e´tude’, 180. 28 Missing folia are listed in CHG II pp.

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