Stiftsbibliothek Admont, Codex Admontensis 547
|Produced:||Austria, 14th century|
|Location:||Stiftsbibliothek Admont, Admont, Austria|
|Author:||Thomas of Cantimpré / Engelbert of Admont|
Contains two texts: De rebus naturalibus and Tractus de naturis animalium. Both are encyclopedias. Neither is illustrated.
Part 1: Thomas of Cantimpré, De rebus naturalibus (folio 1r-81r). The animal section is on folio 13r-48v. This appears to be version 3 of the text ("Thomas III").
Part 2: Engelbert of Admont, Tractus de naturis animalium (folio 82r-120v). This version appears to be an almost direct copy of Stiftsbibliothek Admont, Codex Admontensis 119 (Schmitz, page 178). Some chapters are in a different order, and a long chapter on the stag has been inserted between the ibex and tragelaphus chapters.
The Tractus is sections:
There are some animals in the land animal section out of place given the above structure. The hydros (folio 100r) should be in the serpent section; the sea-pig (folio 100r) should be in the fish section; the spider, cricket and ant (all folio 101r) and the ant-lion (folio 101v) should be in the worm section. The spider and sea-pig are repeated in their correct sections (folio 106r and 108r).
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