Manuscript

Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 602
(Bestiary)

Codicology

Produced: South England (St Albans?), 13th century, 2nd quarter
Location: Bodleian Library (University of Oxford), Oxford, England, UK
Type: Bestiary
Family: First; B-Is
Language: Latin
Folios: 65
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 24 cm Width: 17.5 cm
Folio 14r

Description

The bestiary is on folio 4r-36r; it is fully illustrated. In some cases the moralization is illustrated.

The Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy is on folio 36v-65v; missing chapters 52-60. 18 line drawings with heavy wash, some in the margins, in the style of the school of Matthew Paris. Clark aviary group: Paris.

Additional Descriptions

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Editions and Facsimiles

Digital facsimiles

Bodleian Library (partial, most folios missing)