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Berlin, Staatsbibliothek – Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Gr. 120 (Phillipps 1524)


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 15th c. (15th c.)
  • Genres: Medical or scientific
  • Illustrations: No


Contents: the Aphorisms of Hippocrates with a commentary on each one by Theophilus the Philosopher.

f. 1r: Title: Οἱ τοῦ Ἱπποκράτους ἀφορισμοὶ, ἐξήγησις Θεοφίλου Φιλοσόφου
Incipit: “ὁ βίος βραχύς, ἡ δὲ τέχνη μακρά....”

(Perhaps obvious but in the interest of completeness:)Hippocrates’ aphorisms are marked as κείμενον in the margins whereas Theophilus’ explanations are labeled διήγησις.

Each κείμενον and διήγησις begins with an ornamental capital.

Sections are marked with a small decorative header.

f. 3r: beginning of part 2.
f. 12v: beginning of part 3.
f. 15v: beginning of part 4.
f. 24v: beginning of part 5.
f. 29r: beginning of part 6.
31v is repeated twice though the second is a bad and blurry image.
f. 32r: beginning of part 7.
f. 35v: Final folio
Desinit: “Τέλος σὺν θεῷ τῶν Ἱπποκράτους ἀφορισμών”