Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 347B
(Liber de natura rerum)

Codicology

Produced: Paris?, 14th century
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 204
Author: Thomas of Cantimpré
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 26.5 cm Width: 18 cm
Folio 34r

Description

The Liber de natura rerum, an encyclopedia by Thomas of Cantimpré. Not illustrated. This manuscript was probably copied from Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 347C.

  • Book 4: Quadrupeds [folio 34r-76v]
  • Book 5: Birds [folio 78v-114v]
  • Book 6: Sea monsters [folio 114v-125r]
  • Book 7: Fish [folio125r-139r ]
  • Book 8: Serpents [folio 139r-146v]
  • Book 9: Worms [folio 146v-158r]

Also contains Book 3 on the monstrous human races (folio 31v-34r).

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Editions and Facsimiles

Digital facsimiles

Bibliothèque Nationale de France (monochrome scans from microfilm)