volume 137, issue 4, P509-a-510 1980
DOI: 10.1176/ajp.137.4.509-a
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J. C. N.

Abstract: De Lacy's comments on John Caius also require slight amplification. Where and how Caius obtained his manuscript of PHP is unknown: Muller calculated that it was in 1543, hinting at Italy and even Florence as the source. De Lacy's suggestion, p.31, of Paris is unlikely, especially since, as far as is known, Caius travelled to England from Italy via the Rhine (cf. De libris propriis. p. 102 f., De pronunciatione, p. 19, ed. Roberts), with a very brief stay in northern France. The annotations in the Cambridge Uni…

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