Saxonia, Hercules (1551-1607) (& others)

  • Saxonia, Hercules (1551-1607)
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About this work


Student's notes of lectures by Saxonia, Albertinus Bottoni, Aemilius Campolongo, and others. The author of the first lecture is identified as Saxonia by the reference on fol. 79v to his work 'De phoenigmis', published in 1591. The end of the first treatise is dated 1601: in the margin of fol. 115 is a note 'Tractatus habitus 1601'. Produced in Padua.



Physical description

1 volume 384 ff. folio. 301/2 x 201/2 cm. Modern boards. The end is wanting: the first two leaves are damaged and repaired, margins and corners frayed.


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 20/7/1931, Lot 13 (part).

Location of duplicates

A copy photograph of MS.729/8, first page of lecture "De Melancholia" is held by Wellcome Images at L0049336

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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Accession number

  • 57466