Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1064
(De avibus / Physiologus)


Produced: Germany, 13th Century
Current Location: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vatican City, Vatican
Manuscript Type: Single-author
Physiologus Version: Unclassified
Aviary Group: None
Language: Latin
Folios: 49
Author: Hugh of Fouilloy
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 18.5 cm Width: 12.5 cm
Sample page - Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana Pal. lat. 1064
Folio 1r


The De avibus (moralized book of birds) of Hugh of Fouilloy is on folio 1r-35v. The De apibus, a treatise on bees, is on folio 34v-35v.Spaces were left for illustrations, but none were completed.

A Latin Physiologus is on folio 35v-48r. Spaces were left for illustrations, but none were completed.

The combination of the De avibus and a version of the Physiologus and/or a bestiary is called the De bestiis et aliis rebus, usually (and incorrectly) attributed to Hugh of Saint Victor.

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