|Manuscript: Cod. Sang. 217|
|Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, Cod. Sang. 217|
Produced: Switzerland, 9th century
Folios: 342 Height: cm Width: cm
Manuscript type: Herbal
Location: Stiftsbibliothek St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
A two part manuscript containing medical and herbal writings.
Part A: Page 1-249. Gregorii M. Regula pastoralis (more than 65 chapters). Includes a medical therapy that begins with bloodletting and ends with a plant register.
- (p. 252) Incipit ars sc.am medicine
- (p. 254) Incipit liber fiscius medecinalis
- (p. 339) Incip. Interpretationes erbarum s. pimentorum (alphabetical)
Part B: Botanical and animal remedies. In the middle of this manuscript a different manuscript is inserted (p. 275-334), with all sections having the rubric Nomen herba etc., with an empty space for the illustration of the plant or animal. Only the illustration for the lion has been done.
- (p. 288) Finit Bodanicus. Incipit liber bestiarum< Nomen leonis qui alias bestias potit interficere (followed by various remedies from the animal kingdom).
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