Manuscript

Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Plut.82.3
(Historia naturalis)

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Produced: 15th century
Current Location: Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, Italy
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 426
Author: Pliny the Elder
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 41.5 cm Width: 27 cm
Folio 78r

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The Historia naturalis of Pliny the Elder, an encyclopedia of everything known about the world in the first century. There are a few animal images in the elaborately decorated margins of the title page (folio 4r).

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Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana