Manuscript: Cotton Tiberius B. v
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British Library, Cotton Tiberius B. v
 

Produced: England, c. 10th to 12th century

Language: Anglo-Saxon/Latin

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Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 



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Description

Contains the Latin text, with Anglo-Saxon translation, of Marvels of the East in folios 78v-87v. Also Easter charts; a map of the world; an astrology guide; lists of popes, bishops and emperors; Aelfric's De temporibus anni and other texts of scientific and religious knowledge.

"Descriptio topographica aliquot regionum, &c. in Oriente. (Lat. et. Sax.) Multa de monstris, &c. continet, haud dissimilibus iis quae memorantur apud Solinum, Ctesiam, et in interpolatis exemplaribus itinerum J. de Maundeville, &c. Imperfectus videtur hic tractatus, fabulisque plenus." - British Library


 
Editions and Facsimiles


Printed facsimiles: An Eleventh-century Anglo-Saxon illustrated miscellany: British Library Cotton Tiberius B.V. Part I: together with leaves from British Library Cotton Nero D. II (Copenhagen, 1983) McGurk, 1983

 

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