Manuscript: lat. 3638A
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 3638A
 

Produced: Paris, 13th century

Language: Latin

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Media: Parchment
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Folios: 94  Height: 20 cm   Width: 13.5 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: First; H

 



Source: Baudouin van den Abeele, 2003 (Trente et Un Nouveaux Manuscrits de l'Aviarium: Regards sur la Diffusion de l'Œuvre d'Hugues de Fouilloy) | Copyright 2004 Copyright 2004 Bibliothèque Nationale de France | Folio 40v


 
Description

Contains the Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy (folios 1r-59r). All chapters and the prologues are present, but chapters 49 and 50 and after chapter 58. Illustrations: second prologue has a picture of the author with a dove; Part I has a picture of the cedar and Christ; Part II has portraits of the birds. Illustrations are full color. The style is similar to that of Bibliothèque Municipale de Chalon-sur-Saône, MS 14.

Also contains a complete illustrated bestiary of the First Family, H version , not noted in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries (Chapel Hill, 1962) McCulloch or Beasts and Birds of the Middle Ages: The Bestiary and its Legacy (Philadelphia, 1989) Clark & McMunn.


 
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