Viaticum

Dublin Core

Title

Viaticum

Subject

Constantine, the African, approximately 1020-1087
Manuscripts (document genre)
Judaica
Excerpts
Translations (documents)
Handbooks

Description

The Viaticumis a systematic and detailed medical handbook originally written in Arabic and translated at least 3 times into Hebrew. Its popularity in medieval Europe is well-documented. The Latin translation on view here is almost certainly the work of Constantine.

From the Prince Dietrichstein Library.

Abstract

Excerpt from Viaticum [Medical Book for Travelers], translated into Latin by Constantine the African

Creator

Constantine, the African, approximately 1020-1087

Date Created

13th century

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Solomon M. Hyams Collection of the Boston Medical Library (Ballard 21)

Format

text

Extent

Excerpt (2 pages)

Language

Latin

Identifier

DigID0002789

Provenance

Purchased for the Solomon M. Hyams Collection of the Boston Medical Library, 1933

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002789_dref.jpg

Citation

Constantine, the African, approximately 1020-1087, “Viaticum,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed September 27, 2020, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/12976.

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