Manuscript

Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Ms. 2200
(L'Image du monde / Bestiaire d'amour)

Codicology

Produced: Paris, France (Saint Genevieve), ca. 1276-77
Current Location: Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: French, Latin
Folios: 207
Author: Gossuin de Metz / Richard de Fournival
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 18.7 cm Width: 13.5 cm
Folio 182r

Description

This is a multi-part manuscript.

Part 2: L'image du monde (Image of the World), an encyclopedia by Gossuin de Metz is on folio 47r-120r. It is illustrated with small full color images.

Part 3: A Lapidary is on folio 120v-129v.

Part 4: An excerpt from the Etymologies of Isidore of Seville is on folio 130r-133r (Book 16, chapter 24).

Part 8: The Bestiaire d'amour by Richard de Fournival is on folio 173r-191r. The text is illustrated with small full color images, most with gold leaf backgrounds. This is the copy of the Bestiaire designated I.

The manuscript also contains several unrelated texts, including Philosophia mundi, l'Arbre d'amours, and Vrai ciment d'amour.

Additional Descriptions

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Editions and Facsimiles

Printed editions

Segre, 1957

Digital facsimiles

Internet Archive
ARCA - Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (BVMM)