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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 16879
(De rerum naturis)

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Produced: France, 1150-1200
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 272
Author: Rabanus Mauris
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 48 cm Width: 29 cm
Folio 95v

Description

The De universo or De rerum naturis, an encyclopedia by Rabanus Maurus.

Book 7, chapter 8 (domestic animals) is on folio 86v-95v.

Book 8 (animals, fish, birds, serpents) is on folio 95v-114v.

  1. Animals (De bestiis) : folio 95v-99v
  2. Small animals (De minutis animantibus) : folio 99v-100v
  3. Serpents (De serpentibus) : folio 100v-104r
  4. Worms (De vermibus) : folio 104r-105r
  5. Fish (De piscibus) : folio 105r-106v
  6. Birds (De avibus) : folio 106v-113v
  7. Small birds (De minutis avibus) : folio 113v-114v

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