Manuscript

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 2655
(Liber de naturis rerum visibilium)

Codicology

Produced: late 13th century
Location: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Germany
Type: Encyclopedia
Family: Dicta Chrysostomi
Language: Latin
Folios: 120
Author: Thomas of Cantimpré
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Folio 71v

Description

There are three parts to this manuscript: The Liber de naturis rerum visibilium (94 folia); a version of the Physiologous (10 folia); and a section containing various diagrams (15 folia).

Folio 1r- 94v: The Liber de naturis rerum visibilium (Book on the Nature of the Visible Things) of Thomas of Cantimpré. The text follows the standard chapter order for this book, and is not illustrated.

Folio 95r-104r: A Dicta Chrysostomi version of the Physiologus starts with the lion, and is fully illustrated.

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