Manuscript: MS M.832
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Morgan Library, MS M.832
(De naturis bestiarum)
 

Produced: Austria, c. 1150

Language: Latin

Author: Pseudo-Joannes Chrysostomus
Illustrator: 
Scribe: 

Binding: Modern tan oasis niger
Media: Vellum
Script: Minuscule

Folios: 10  Height: 28.6 cm   Width: 20.3 cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: Morgan Library, New York, New York, United States

Family: First; Dicta Chrysostomi

 




 
Description

Bestiary; written and illustrated in the Benedictine monastery of Göttweig in Austria, manuscript no. 39 (Cat. 101) in the monastery; purchased from H.P. Kraus in 1950.

Texts: Rabanus Maurus, De inventione linguarum, a treatise on alphabets (excerpts, f.1r-1v); Pseudo-Joannes Chrysostomus, De naturis bestiarum (f 2r-10v). Bestiary title in rubrics: Incipiunt dicta Johanne Crisostimi. De naturis bestiarum. Other manuscripts with these texts include Vienna, Oesterr. Nat. Bibl. 1010 and British Library, Sloane MS 278.

1 column, 32 lines; 32 colored drawings. The illustrations are colored pen drawings, shaded in red, green or lavendar.


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Editions and Facsimiles


Printed facsimiles: De naturis bestiarum by Johannes Chrysostomus: an XI Century MS. in the Monastery of Gottweih (19--?) Chrysostom

 

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