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The Herbal of Apuleius Barbarus from the early twelfth-century manuscript formerly in the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Ms. Bodley 130: PB 1925.8

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The Herbal of Apuleius Barbarus from the early twelfth-century manuscript formerly in the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Ms. Bodley 130

Maker(s)

Author: Apuleius, Barbarus
Contributor: Gunther, Robert T.
Publisher: Roxburghe Club
Printer: Oxford University Press

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Description

Described by Robert T. Gunther.

Formerly ascribed to L. Apuleius Madaurensis; now believed to be of much later date, probably a Latin compilation of the fifth century. Based on the works of Dioscorides and Pliny. cf. p. xix.
Presented to the Club by Edward George Spencer-Churchill.
xxxvi p, 95 leaves (i.e. 87 as no 68-75), [99]-148 p : illus., fascims. (part col.) ; 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Oxford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1926-06) by Spencer Churchill, E. G., Captain

Dating

Production date: AD 1925

Note

Half bound in leather with brown cloth sides; top edge of pages gilt.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1925.8
Primary reference Number: 118583
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 May 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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