A Late Middle English Remedy-book (MS Wellcome 542, ff. 1r-20v): A Scholarly Edition by Javier Calle MartínA Late Middle English Remedy-book (MS Wellcome 542, ff. 1r-20v): A Scholarly Edition by Javier Calle Martín

A Late Middle English Remedy-book (MS Wellcome 542, ff. 1r-20v): A Scholarly Edition

byJavier Calle Martín, Miguel Angel Castaño-Gil

Paperback | January 14, 2014

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The present edition offers the diplomatic transcription of MS Wellcome 542, housing a late Middle English hitherto unedited remedy-book based on the medical lore of Hippocrates, Socrates and Galen. A glossary, notes and introduction also accompany the edition. The introduction has been conceived as a state of the art of this scientific treatise, and deals with the textual transmission of the text, a codicological/palaeographic description together with the scribe’s dialect and idiolect. The edition therefore conforms itself as a primary source for research not only in Historical Linguistics but also in other related fields such as the History of Medicine or Ecdotics.
Javier Calle-Martín is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Málaga (Spain). His research interests are Historical Linguistics and Manuscript Studies. He is the leading researcher of a project for the electronic edition of hitherto unedited late Middle English Fachliteratur. Recently, he has also developed a...
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Title:A Late Middle English Remedy-book (MS Wellcome 542, ff. 1r-20v): A Scholarly EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.68 inPublished:January 14, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3034313691

ISBN - 13:9783034313698

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Contents: The manuscript – The language.