Manuscript

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

Codicology

Produced: late 13th century
Current Location: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Germany
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Physiologus Version: Dicta Chrysostomi
Language: Latin
Folios: 120
Author: Thomas of Cantimpré
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 33.5 cm Width: 23.6 cm
Folio 71v

Description

There are three parts to this manuscript: The Liber de naturis rerum visibilium (94 folia); a version of the Physiologus (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 version 3 of 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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