Manuscript: fr. 14970
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 14970
(Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc)
 

Produced: France or Belgium (Hainaut), ca. 1285

Language: French

Author: Guillaume le Clerc
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Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: n/a

 



Source: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 2004 (Bestiaire de Moyen Âge) | Copyright 2004 Copyright 2004 Bibliothèque Nationale de France | Folio 2r


 
Description

Includes the Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc (folios 1r-34v) and a lapidary in verse (beginning on folio 34v). The bestiary illustrations a simple. colored drawings with some gold. The artist did not know what some of the more exotic animals looked like, drawing both the crocodile and the panther with goat-like horns.

a) Guillaume le Clerc, Bestiaire Divin

b) Marbodus Redonensis, De Lapidibus (Tran. Guillaume le Clerc)

c) Gossuin de Metz, Image du Monde


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Digital facsimiles: Bibliothèque Nationale de France (partial)

 

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