Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ms. Plut. 73.16

Codex of Medicine of Frederick II Facsimile Edition

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Codex acquired by Cosimo de Medici the Elder for the Medicea Laurenziana Library, Florence. Gathers various medical testimony from the Hervario of Pseudo-Apuleio, the Medicinis ex libris feminis et masculinis of Pseudo-Dioscorides, and others. 510 miniatures in the Mid-Byzantine style. The miniatures not only depict plants and animals, but also the application of the described curative measures, the doctors and their patients, and frequently the places where these cures were administered.

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Codex of Medicine of Frederick II": Códice sobre medicamentos de Federico II facsimile edition, published by Patrimonio Ediciones, 2002

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Códice sobre medicamentos de Federico II

Valencia: Patrimonio Ediciones, 2002

  • Commentary (Spanish) by Rao, Ida Giovanna; López Piñero, Josè M.; Jerez Moliner, Felipe
  • Limited Edition: 999 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Codex of Medicine of Frederick II: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

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Bound in leather over wooden boards with bronze hinges and clasps.

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