Manuscript

British Library, Cotton MS Cleopatra D V

Codicology

Produced: England, ca. 1300-1350
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 187
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 27.5 cm Width: 18.5 cm

Description

This is a multipart manuscript. Two texts are of interest here. Neither is illustrated.

Gerald of Wales, Topographia Hibernica is on folio 5r-55r. This is version 5 of the text.

Alexander the Great and the wonders in the East is on folio 180r-184v (Epistola Alexandri ad Aristotelem), a fictional letter from Alexander to Aristotle on the wonders of India.

Additional Descriptions

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Editions and Facsimiles

None known