By Anne McCabe

How have been Greek texts at the care and clinical therapy of the pony transmitted from antiquity to the current day? utilizing the proof of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation referred to as the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe strains the adventure of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and finally to the published version. Surviving manuscripts comprise either wonderful presentation copies and simple ones meant to be used within the box. The Hippiatrica is a wealthy and little-known resource of data approximately horses, drugs, and magic. This e-book offers a consultant to its advanced heritage in addition to a bunch of interesting info, and comprises colour illustrations of a couple of manuscript pages.

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Gr. 127 bears a similar note, cf. G. Mercati, Scritti d’Isidoro il cardinale Ruteno e codici a lui appartenuti che si conservano nella Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Studi e Testi, 46; Rome, 1926), 90–3; Bignami-Odier, La Bibliothe`que Vaticane, 115. 115 Bignami-Odier, La Bibliothe`que Vaticane, 109, 126 n. 94, 242, 255 n. 132; ead. ‘Guide au De´partement des manuscrits’, 223–5. 116 Watermarks: Briquet, ‘Sire`ne’ 13884–91; Briquet ‘Ancre’ 478–94; Briquet, ‘Arbale`te’ (with star) 760–2, HarlWnger, ‘Arbale`te’ 65 (1534) and 66 (1536).

5a’. 4th Xyleaf, recto: ‘KŒ ôBò ðÝìðôçò, No IXX, sexta, ¸ó No 19’. 7 E. Gamillscheg and D. HarlWnger, Repertorium der griechischen Kopisten 800–1600, 2A (Vienna, 1989),139–40, no. 364 and 3A, 165–6, no. 440; Legrand, Bibliographie helle´nique des XVe et XVIe sie`cles, I. cxcv–cxcviii; P. de Nolhac, La Bibliothe`que de Fulvio Orsini (Paris, 1887; repr. Geneva and Paris, 1976), 156–61. On the Greek college, see Kno¨s, Un ambassadeur, 140–57. 8 Vaticanus gr. 1414, fo. 99r. The list is entitled ‘lista de libri che furon del Sr.

Vaticanus gr. 114 (Wrst section), 15th c. Vaticanus gr. 114 (second section) Parisinus gr. 1995, 14th c. Vaticanus Palatinus gr. 365, 15th c. 3 THE M RECENSION Parisinus gr. 2322, or ‘M’ (168 by 130 mm, 263 folia), is written on Wne parchment in a plain hand attributed to the eleventh century by Omont,4 but which, Mr Nigel Wilson has suggested to me, is more likely to belong to the late tenth. 3 ‘Zum CHG’, 19–20. 4 H. Omont, Inventaire sommaire des manuscrits grecs de la Bibliothe`que nationale (Paris, 1898), 239.

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