British Library, Harley MS 3093


Produced: France, Early 11th century
Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 70
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 27.5 cm Width: 19.5 cm


Contains the Latin Physiologus of Theobaldus on folio 36r to 38r.

This manuscript contains a collection of late antique and early medieval texts, written in Latin verse. It is known for containing the oldest surviving copy of Theobaldus' Physiologus. The text is a compilation of animal lore from North Africa that was widely read and gave rise to the bestiary tradition in early medieval Europe. - [British Library catalog description]

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Morris, 1872