Fragment

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.b.25 ii

Lost manuscript: 

Textual information

Subject: 
Medicine
Author of work: 
Isaac Israeli (trans. Constantinus Africanus)
Title of work: 
Liber urinarum
Section: 
ed. [Lyon: B. Trot,] 1515, fol. clxiii-clxiv
Orientation: 
foot to fore-edge
Transcription: 

(verso, left-hand, inverted) ¦¦exierit vel non ... ad degestionem [corrected to: decocitionem] [rubricated title:] De vase in quo urina debet colligi [text:] Colligatur in vase vitreo ... medicus decipitur¦¦ ... (recto, left-hand) [mul]cotiens colligatur in multis vasis ... [rubricated title:] De tempore videndi urinam [text:] Oportet igitur ut cum ... in loco suo planius [rubricated title:] De calefaccione urine pro eius exitum [text:] Calefieri urinam ... calidam calefiat¦¦ ... (recto, right-hand)[U]rinam in morbis magnam habet ... si illaudabilis signifactio eius¦¦ ... (verso, right-hand, inverted) [lau]dabilis in colica passione ... si homo pleuresim¦¦

Palaeography

Type of script: 
Gothic
Script detail: 
Anglicana
Place of production: 
England
Date of production: 
s. xiii
s. xiii 2

Material information

Material: 
Parchment
Type of fragment: 
Pastedown
Fragment type detail: 
lifted, back
Element of folio: 
central bifolium of quire, all but top 4 lines
Ruling: 
ruled in plummet for text and gloss
Decoration: 

Rubrication.

Further information

Notes: 

On the recto there are pen trials 'huius'; on the verso are inked coats of arms with their blazons (?s. xiv).

Bibliography: 

Ker, Pastedowns, no. 29.

Date last updated: 
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 08:53
Colchester Harsnett H.b.25 ii recto
Colchester Harsnett H.b.25 ii verso

Dimensions

Fragment: 

303mm (h) x 205mm (w)

Number of lines: 
24
Number of columns: 
1 + 2 cols of gloss (texts 1 and 3) to each folio
Height of minims: 
2mm
Space between lines: 
5mm
Height of written space: 
127mm
Width of written space: 
80mm
Lower margin: 
71mm
Inner margin: 
10mm
Width of text 1: 
25mm
Reservation 1: 
3mm
Reservation 2: 
3mm
Width of text 3: 
12mm
Outer margin: 
18mm
Height of minims (gloss): 
1mm