Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, BPL 1283
(Herbarius / De medicamentis ex animalibus)


Produced: North France, ca. 1300
Location: Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands
Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 57
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 22 cm Width: 16.5 cm
Folio 57r


A herbarium (folio 1r-50v), followed by an excerpt from Sextus Placitus Papyriensis, De medicamentis ex animalibus (folio 53r-57r), a treatise on the medicinal use of animals. Some of the animals are illustrated with colored line drawings. The herbal has several drawings of snakes.

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