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By Alain Touwaide

Manuscripts containing Greek clinical texts have been inventoried by means of writer and paintings at first of the 20 th century by means of a bunch of philologists lower than the course of Hermann Diels. helpful because it was once - and should remain – Diels’ catalogue passed over authors and works, misidentified manuscripts, and neglected codices. in addition, because the ebook of undefined, a few libraries have followed a brand new method of type, manuscripts were destroyed, goods have replaced situation, and new ones have come to mild.

The current Census is a list of the Greek scientific manuscripts at present recognized in collections world wide. it truly is either an amended and up to date index of Diels’ catalogue, and a listing of the goods ignored or ignored in Diels, or situated due to the fact that. even though it doesn't supersede Diels’ catalogue, it's the necessary device for a brand new Diels, and may be the reference for future years for any new severe version and medico-historical learn in keeping with manuscripts, in addition to offering the root for a vast diversity of alternative old inquiries, from codicology to the background of drugs and technological know-how, together with Byzantine highbrow background, Renaissance reviews and humanism, heritage of the booklet and early printing, and the background of clinical philology and learning.

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