Manuscript: MS. 89/54
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Grootseminarie Brugge, MS. 89/54
(Ter Duinen Aviary)
 

Produced: Flanders, ca. 1190-1200

Language: Latin

Author: Hugh of Fouilloy
Illustrator: Single
Scribe: 

Binding: 15th century tooled and stamped calf on boards
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis formata

Folios: 156  Height: 26.5 cm   Width: 23 cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: Grootseminarie Brugge, Bruges, Belgium

Family: n/a

 



Source: Grootseminarie Brugge, ms. 89/54 | Copyright 2009 Copyright 2009 Grootseminarie Brugge | Folio p.8


 
Description

Contains the complete illustrated Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy on pages 27-87. 30 full color illustrations; colored initials. Most of the bird illustrations are very similar. Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: Ter Duinen.

The aviary text begins with an extended discourse on the dove, hawk and sparrow, explaining the mystical significance of the colors and of the various body parts of the birds.

Also contains De medicina animae, De rota and De pastoribus by Hugh of Fouilloy; sermons of Achardus of St Vaast; financial records.


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Editions and Facsimiles



Digital facsimiles: Bruges, Grootseminarie

 

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