Manuscript: Stowe MS 57
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British Library, Stowe MS 57
 

Produced:  c 1200

Language: Latin

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Media: Vellum
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Folios: 166  Height:   cm   Width:   cm

Manuscript type: Miscellany

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

"Scutum Bede. Collectivvs Gaufridi de Vfford": a collection of Latin treatises, moral, grammatical, and historical, in mixed prose and rhyming verse, viz.:

7. "De Natura Jumentorum, Bestiarum, et cunctorum Animalium," including lists of names of animals (with the Anglo-Saxon or Norman names sometimes added in another hand), precious stones, trees and plants. f. 156. Begins, "Omnibus animantibus Adam prius uocabula indidit." Preceded (f. 155b) by some introductory lines, beg.:

"Post volumen consignatum ante ceu putauimus / cor uenit commutatum hoc quod exarauimus / De naturis bestiarum uolucrum et uermium / Lapidumque et herbarum arborum et piscium." - British Library


 
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