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By Anne McCabe

ISBN-10: 0199277559

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How have been Greek texts at the care and scientific remedy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the proof 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 finally to the broadcast version. Surviving manuscripts comprise either really good presentation copies and simple 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 publication offers a advisor to its advanced heritage in addition to a number of attention-grabbing information, and contains colour illustrations of a few manuscript pages.

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22 in the late sixteenth-century inventory of the library of Michael Cantacuzenus in cod. Vind. hist. gr. 38 It appears in the list after a work attributed to Oribasius:39 ôïF ÆPôïF šˇæØâÆóßïı ôïF NÆôæïóïöØóôïF ðæeò ˚øíóôÆíôEíïí ôeí âÆóغÝÆ ôeí ðïæöıæïªÝííçôïí, •Øeí ¸Ýïíôïò ôïF óïöïF, ƒððØÆôæØŒÜ: ŒÆd ôe ÷Ææôd Šíå ŒüººÆØò âåâæÜœíÆò [sic]. By the same Oribasius the iatrosophist, [dedicated] to the Emperor Constantine Porphyrogenitus, son of Leo the Wise, Hippiatrica. And the paper is quires of parchment.

As noted by Bjo¨rck, the tables of contents of P, b, a, K, l, and N contain the titles of the three excerpts not copied in B, ‘Apsyrtus, Julius Africanus’, 51. O lacks a table of contents. 24, CHG I p. 276; cf. M1215 (preserved only in the pinax). 52 B129 and 130, CHG I pp. 385–400 and 400–39. 53 Appendices 1–6, CHG I pp. 440–6; Hultsch, Metrologicorum scriptorum reliquiae, 129–31 and 225–57. 54 B Appendices 7–8, CHG I pp. 446–9. 57 The large, rounded script (Pl. 6) which, according to P. Canart and G.

94, 242, 255 n. 132; ead. ‘Guide au De´partement des manuscrits’, 223–5. 116 Watermarks: Briquet, ‘Sire`ne’ 13884–91; Briquet ‘Ancre’ 478–94; Briquet, ‘Arbale`te’ (with star) 760–2, HarlWnger, ‘Arbale`te’ 65 (1534) and 66 (1536). 117 H. Omont, ‘Notes sur les manuscrits grecs du British museum’, 335. On Arsenios, see D. J. , 1962; repr. Connecticut, 1973), 167–200. Gamillscheg and HarlWnger, Repertorium, IA, 41, no. 27. 118 Kontoleon, a native of Monemvasia, was, along with Devaris, a student at the Greek college founded by Lascaris and Leo X in Rome.

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