Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 4126

Codicology

Produced: England, north-east, 13-14th century
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 296
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Folio 49r

Description

This is a multipart manuscript. Two texts are of interest here. Niether is illustrated.

Gerald of Wales, Topographia Hibernica is on folio 49r–96v. This is version 3 of the text. This is an older part of the manuscript, probably produced in the late thirteenth century.

Alexander the Great and the wonders in the East is on folio 97r–106v (Epistola Alexandri ad Aristotelem), a fictional letter from Alexander to Aristotle on the wonders of India.

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Editions and Facsimiles

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Bibliothèque Nationale de France - lat. 04126 - Facsimile (Monochrome images)