Manuscript: MS M.397
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Morgan Library, MS M.397
(Fables)
 

Produced: Italy, 10th or 11th century

Language: Greek

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Binding: Old Italian parchment in morocco case
Media: Vellum
Script: Greek minuscule

Folios: 112  Height: 21.5 cm   Width: 16.6 cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

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

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

Written and illuminated in south Italy in the tenth or eleventh century.

Texts:

Fragment of the Kal»ilah wa-Dimnah (Greek version of the Stephanites and Ichnelates) (fol. 1r-7v)

Physiologus (fol. 8r-21v)

Vita Aesopi (fol. 22r-67v)

Aesop's fables (fol. 67v-108r)

Babrius's Fabulae Aesopeae (fol. 108r-112v)

Seven Asteia of Hierocles the Grammarian (fol. 112v).

1 column, varying number of lines. 20 unframed colored drawings and 7 uncolored drawings. The fables of Aesop are illustrated; the Physiologus is not.

Formerly in the Basilian Monastery at Grottoferrata, near Rome (numbered A.33).


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