Manuscript: MS. Bodley 602
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Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 602
(Bestiary)
 

Produced: South England (St Albans?), 13th century, 2nd quarter

Language: Latin

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Binding: 
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis

Folios: 65  Height: 24 cm   Width: 17.5 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Family: First; B-Is

 



Source: Bodleian Library LUNA search: MS. Bodley 602 | Copyright 2003 Bodleian Library, Oxford University | Folio 14r


 
Description

The bestiary is on folio 4r-36r; it is fully illustrated. In some cases the moralization is illustrated. The images are very brightly colored.

The Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy is on folio 36v-65v; missing chapters 52-60. 18 line drawings with heavy wash, some in the margins, in the style of the school of Matthew Paris. Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: Paris.


 
Editions and Facsimiles



Digital facsimiles: Bodleian Library (partial)

 

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