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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 25344
(L'Image du monde)

Codicology

Produced: France (Paris), ca. 1340-1350
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: French
Folios: 132
Author: Gossuin de Metz
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 23 cm Width: 15.5 cm
Folio 39r

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The prose version of L'Image du monde, an encyclopedia by Gossuin de Metz. There are animals accounts in the Geography section; none are illustrated. There are several paintings on astronomical and geographical subjects, as well as paintings illustrating the teaching of the seven liberal arts.

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