Coffee with a Codex: Medical miscellany

An informal lunch or coffee time to talk about the manuscripts from Penn's collections. This week, Curator Dot Porter will bring out LJS 236, a medical miscellany with almost the first half of the volume devoted to a copy of Thesaurus pauperum, a compilation of remedies for a variety of diseases frequently attributed to Petrus Hispanus, later Pope John XXI.

October 04, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm @ Virtual
Event Open to the public

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak curators and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll feature a different manuscript and the expertise of one of our curators. Everyone is welcome to attend. On October 4, Curator Dot Porter will bring out LJS 236, a medical miscellany with almost the first half of the volume devoted to a copy of Thesaurus pauperum, a compilation of remedies for a variety of diseases frequently attributed to Petrus Hispanus, later Pope John XXI. Written in northern Italy in the second half of the 15th century. See the record here: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9958895573503681

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