Manuscript

Bibliothèque du Château de Chantilly (Musée Condé), Ms 478
(L'Image du monde)

Codicology

Produced: France (north), Late 13th - early 14th century
Current Location: Bibliothèque du Château de Chantilly (Musée Condé), Chantilly, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: French
Folios: 84
Author: Gossuin de Metz
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 25.5 cm Width: 16.5 cm
Folio 74r

Description

L'Image du monde, an encyclopedia in French verse by Gossuin de Metz. The animal descriptions are in the section on the regions and geography of the world; none are illustrated.

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Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (BVMM)