Glasgow University Library, MS Hunter 389
(De Proprietatibus Rerum)


Produced: 13th century
Location: Glasgow University Library (University of Glasgow), Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 229
Author: Bartholomaeus Anglicus
Illustrated: No
Binding: Early 14th century
Media: Vellum
Dimensions: Height: 32.1 cm Width: 23.5 cm


The De Proprietatibus Rerum of Bartholomaeus Anglicus.

Begins: Incipit prohemium de proprietatibus rerum [rubric, the rest of this and the following line have been erased] | C [elaborately ornamented blue and red initial whose gestures extend along inner and upper and lower margins] VM proprietates rerum sequantur substancias | secundum distinctionem et ordinem substanciarum erit. Ends (20, 6 verso col. b, lines 44, 45): diligentius Intuenti. | Explicit tractatus De proprietatibus.

On i, 4 verso in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: Bartholomeus Anglicus de Proprietatibus Rerum.

First initial (blue and red), ornamented and gestured, initials of chapters blue with red ornament and gestures, rubrics, red and blue paragraph marks, initials of index touched with gambge, marginalia, mainly contemporary.

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