Tacuinum Sanitatis

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Tacuinum Sanitatis also known as Taccuinum Sanitatis, Tacuina was based on herbal Taqwim as-sihhah written in mid 13th Cent.

A version of the Tacuinum Sanitatis is kept in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, Shelf Mark, Shelf mark: Ms. Lat 9333

From the description of the Moleiro facsimile of Ms. Lat 9333 in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Ibn Butlân’s Taqwin al-sihha were translated into Latin in Palermo, at the court of Manfred, king of Sicily from 1258 to 1266, under the title of Tacuinum Sanitatis. In the late 14th century, in Lombardy, a highly developed series of illustrations was incorporated into this treatise, the starting point for a series of copies that spread beyond Italian frontiers, According to the coat of arms at the beginning of the codex , added shortly after it was made, the Ms. Lat 9333 belonged to Count Louis of Wurtemberg and his wife, Matilda, the daughter of Louis of Baviera, the Palatine count of Renania.

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Facsimile of Tacuinum Sanitatis in the Bibliothèque nationale de France

  • Year: 2007
  • ISBN-13: 978-84-96400-40-5, 978-84-96400-39-9
  • Publisher: Moleiro
  • Author(s): Commentary volume by Alain Touwaide, Eberhard König. Carlos Miranda García-Tejedor
  • Dimensions: 355 x 225 mm. 216 pages, all illuminated.

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