Bibliothèque Municipale de Dijon, Ms. 526
(Bestiaire d'amour)


Produced: France, Early 14th century
Current Location: Bibliothèque Municipale de Dijon, Dijon, France
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: French
Folios: 161
Author: Richard de Fournival
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 20.7 cm Width: 14.3 cm
Sample page - Bibliothèque Municipale de Dijon Ms. 526
Folio 21r


The Bestiaire d'amour by Richard de Fournival is on folio 20v-31r. The lady's response to the Bestiaire is on folio 31r-38r. The Bestiaire is illustrated; the response is not. Illustrations are small, full color framed images.

This is the copy of the Bestiaire designated H.

The manuscript also contains other texts by Richard de Fournival:

  • Amistiés de vraie amour (f. 1r-3v)
  • Li commens d'amour (f. 4r-10r)
  • Poissance d'amours(f. 10r-20r)

Also contains Roman de la Rose and other texts related to love,

Additional Descriptions

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Editions and Facsimiles

Printed editions

C. Hippeau, 1860

Digital facsimiles

Bibliothèque Municipale de Dijon
ARCA - Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (BVMM)