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Articella, seu, Opus artis medicinae.
Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 1492. 5th Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 20 December 1492. Folio (306 x 208 mm). [1], 6, [1], 136, 50, [1] leaves. Signatures: a8, a-r8, A-E8 F-G6 (-G6), lacking final blank only. Printer's device on G5v, colophon on G4r reading "Impressum Venetus per Bonetum Locatellum Bergomensem iussu & expensis nobilis viri Octaviani Scoti ciuis Modoetiensis. Anno intemerate Virginis partus 1493 tertiodecimo kalendas Januarias..." [= 20.XII.1492]. Unrubricated. Leaves r1-2 misbound after r4. 19th-century three-quarter vellum over pastepaper boards, spine titled in ink, red sprinkled edges (little soiling to boards). Internally very little browned, neat contemporary ink annotations and markings to several pages (somewhat faded and blurred), a few paper repairs to lower blank margin of leaves G3-5.Hain 1872; Goff A1146; Klebs 116.5; GW 02682; ISTC ia01146000; USTC 999321. FIFTH EDITION. Articella was the name given to the early printed editions of a variety of medical texts, chiefly by Galen and Hippocrates, which formed the basis of lectures at the medical school of Salerno in the twelfth century and. The Articella grew around a synthetic exposition of classical Greek medicine written in Baghdad by physician and polyglot Hunayn bin Ishaq, also known as Ioannitius. His synthesis was in turn based on Galen's Ars Medica (Techne iatrike) and thus became known in Europe as Isagoge Ioannitii ad Tegni Galieni (Hunayn's Introduction to the Art of Galen). In the mid-13th century, the emergence of formal medical education in seve … [Click Below for Full Description]
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