Medieval medical manuscripts
Medieval medical manuscripts from the Special Collections of the Utrecht University Library.
- 'Cyrurgie' by Guy de Chauliac Ms. 1356 from Utrecht University Library is a surgical manual and contains the Middle Dutch translation of the Chirurgia Magna by Guy de Chauliac.
- 'De Urinis' by Isaac Israeli ben Solomon About a twelfth-century small size work on uroscopy, made up of 41 folios.
- 'Liber Canonis Medicinae' by Avicenna The story of Ms. 681 ended up in Utrecht University Library as part of a war booty.
- 'Lilium medicinae' by Bernard de Gordon This manuscript comes from the library of St. Paul's Abbey. Such medieval medical texts could be used as reference material for students or physicians.
- 'Passionarius' by Gariopontus In five chapters the Passionarius discusses the frequent ailments in the human body and their cures.
- 'Sermo de membris genitalibus' by Niccolò Falcucci De 'Sermo de membris genitalibus' treats the anatomy, physiology and illnesses of the male and female reproduction organs.
- Super libro IX Almansoris, and other medical texts Contains several medical and astrological texts which have been recorded over a 100-year period and eventually ended up in one book.
- 'Synonyma medicinae, abbreviata per Mundinum' by Simon Ianuensis A composite manuscript of various texts and indices of medicines.
- Medical prescriptions This manuscript contains a number of interesting elements that make for valuable research material.
- Medical convolute Hippocrates etc. A well-used convolute, including the Aphorismi by Hippocrates. Who were all the people using this manuscript?
- Medical convolute, Galenus etc. A medical manuscript from the Utrecht University Library. This manuscript’s comprehensiveness and diversity are quite fascinating.
- Medical-Astrological Convolute The medieval reader of this manuscript could learn about a wide range of subjects in the field of science.
- Medical recipes and texts Three medieval manuscripts from the 16th century that give us an insight into the medieval world of diseases and medicine.