Bodley herbal and bestiary / with introduction by W.O. Hassall.
About this work
Oxford : Oxford Microform Publications ; Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1978.
6 microfiches : color & illustrations ; 11 x 15 cm + 1 booklet (ix, 3 pages ; 16 cm)
Pockets for the microfiche are included in the booklet
Consists of two manuscripts bound together: 1. A corrupt version of a 5th century herbal falsely ascribed to Apuleius Barbarus; and, 2. An abbreviated version of Sextus Placitus' 4th century (?) De virtutibus bestiarum in arte medicinae. Both written in England about 1100
English translations of Latin names added in 13th and 14th centuries
Includes commentary and bibliographic references.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicineIDQ.CA.AA2 Open shelves