Manuscript: lat. 2495B
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 2495B
 

Produced: France, ca. 1230

Language: Latin

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Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis

Folios: 72  Height: 30.6 cm   Width: 21 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: First; H

 




 
Description

Contains two bestiaries and an aviary.

Folios 1r-4v: Partial bestiary. 11 full color illustrations, colored initials for each chapter.

Folios 5r-27r: The Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy; all normal chapters are present, plus the Coot and Ibis chapters on folios 27v-29v. 30 full color illustrations; multicolor initial at the beginning, colored initials for each chapter. Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: Paris.

Folios 29v-47: Bestiary. 34 full color illustrations, colored initials for each chapter.

Also contains Hugh of Fouilloy De rota and De medicine animae an essay on the dove; poems on the Virtues and Vices.


 
Editions and Facsimiles

None known


 

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