Manuscript

Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln, Codex 299(102)
(De proprietatibus rerum / De animalibus)

Codicology

Produced: 14th century
Current Location: Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln, Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 175
Author: Bartholomaeus Anglicus / Albertus Magnus
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 32.3 cm Width: 22.5 cm
Folio 145r

Description

A miscellany containing two encyclopedias, plus other texts. The manuscript pages are numbered consecutively, not by folios.

The De proprietatibus rerum by Bartholomaeus Anglicus is on page 1-289 (folio 1r-144v).

  • Book 12 - Birds : page 131-151
  • Book 13 - Water and aquatic animals : page 151-161
  • Book 18 - Quadrupeds : page 234-261

The De animalibus by Albertus Magnus is of page 290-338 (folio 145r-169r). Only Books 22 (quadrupeds), 23 (birds) and 24 (aquatic animals) are included; Books 1-21 (animals in general), 25 (serpents) and 26 (worms), are omitted.

  • Book 22 - Quadrupeds : page 290-310
  • Book 23 - Birds : page 310-333
  • Book 24 - Aquatic animals : page 333-338

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