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Re: VMs: Gasparinus de Bripio
--- Luis_Vélez <legal1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Browsing other contemporary herbals with
> astronomical tables, well, there is this one
> by a Gasparinus de Bripio - the original is at the
> British Library, but
> unfortunately there are no digital versions online.
> 1. ff. 1-6v. Calendar, in red and black.
> 2. ff. 7-13. Table of lunar changes, with
> instructions for calculating
> the lunar cycle. Beg. 'Tabula ista alphabety
> precedentis cum duodecim
> mensibus'. Compiled probably in 1464 (f. 7).
> 3. ff. 14-18v. Index of herbs.
> 4. f. 19. Short glossary of medical terms.
> 5. ff. 21-104v. Coloured illustrations of 171 herbs,
> with references to
> the text. A few bear descriptive memoranda, eg. f.
> 6. ff. 105-168. Properties and descriptions of herbs
> in 330 chs.
That last bit is very interesting, since the VMs
ends with 324 short paragraphs (and some pages
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