Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg, Ms. 979
(Bestiaire of Pierre de Beauvais, long version)


Produced: Northern France, 14th century
Current Location: Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Manuscript Type: Bestiary
Bestiary Family: French
Language: French
Folios: 2
Author: Pierre de Beauvais
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Script: Textura
Dimensions: Height: 22 cm Width: 16.5 cm
Folio 1v


A fragment of the Bestiaire of Pierre de Beauvais, long version. Includes only parts of chapter 49 (panther), 50 (partridge), 70 (four elements) and 71 (orphan bird). The parchment is darkened and rubbed, and the two illustrations are difficult to make out.

This is the Bestiaire manuscript designated F.

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