Manuscripts in the Library of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Volume 17

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Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2001 - Literary Criticism - 168 pages
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Major religious works among the fifty-five manuscripts indexed in this handlist include a thirteenth-century copy of the Ancrene Riwle, Rolle's Forme of Living and the English translation of his Emendatio vitae, the Apocalypse of Jesus Christ, Mirk's Festial, the Pilgrimage of the Soul, the Seven Points of True Love and Everlasting Wisdom and the apparently unique English translation of the Wycliffite Rosarium theologie. Medical writing is also well represented, with a number of extensive compilations which also contain medical recipes. Uroscopy texts include the Practica urinarum and the shorter and the longer versions of Henry Daniel's Liber uricrisiarum; other important medical texts are the first book of Guy de Chauliac's Chirurgia magna, the shorter English version of John of Burgundy's treatise on pestilence and two versions of the bloodletting treatise attributed to Henry of Winchester.KARI ANNE RAND SCHMIDT is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Oslo.
 

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KARI ANNE RAND is Professor of Older English Language at the University of Oslo.

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