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Butchering of animals.

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Butchering of animals.

Taccuinum Sanitatis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1460 (Approximate)
Place: Ferrara?
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Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 65
Content: Kup article. Dictionary catalog. Library dossier.
Content: Most pages have two quarters devoted to pictures and two to text (4 to about 20 lines). A few pages are full text. No visible ruling.
Content: Paper
Content: 408 colored drawings of plants, trees, food, animals, and activities.
Content: Red and blue initials with opposing-color decoration. Placemarkers.
Content: Dated to ca. 1475 by notes in dossier; in a northern Italian dialect. Acc. to Kup, the direct ancestor of the illustration cycle in our ms. is the Latin Tacuinum Vienna ONB 2644 (from ca. 1385 for the Cerruti family; facsimile in bibliography).
Content: Compiled in Arabic by Ibn Butlan, late 11th c., deriving from Dioscorides. A Tacuinum ms. in Vienna with ownership note from 1472, very like this ms., is ascribed to Cadamosto (as translator?). Here, table of contents, ff. 1-2v.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 34cdf930-c624-012f-3c13-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1460: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Butchering of animals." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecde-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Butchering of animals." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecde-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1460). Butchering of animals. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ecde-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Butchering of animals.