Manuscript

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, MS 385

Codicology

Produced: Germany or Bohemia, Mid 15th century
Location: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 7
Illustrated: No
Media: Paper
Dimensions: Height: 30.4 cm Width: 20.1 cm

Description

Contains sermons (folio 1r4v) and an short text on animals (folio 4v-7r).

Iste auctor agit de xij naturis xiij [changed from xij?] animalium propter duodecim numerum apostolorum qui satis perfectus. equaliter tria. Sic sancta trinitas designatur...sermones blandos etc. Qui flumine est placidum etc. hec de naturis animalium dicta sufficiunt etc. -- Excerpts from an unidentified work De duodecim naturis duodecim naturis duodecim animalium; the animals discussed are: lion, eagle, serpent, ant, fox, deer, spider, sea-monster, turtle, elephant, panther, centaur. The habits and religious significance of each are described. - [Beinecke Library catalog]

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