Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, Ms. 8536-43
(De avibus / Bestiary)


Produced: France or Flanders, ca. 1250
Current Location: Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, Brussels, Belgium
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Aviary Group: Heiligenkreuz
Language: Latin
Folios: 53
Author: Hugh of Fouilloy
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 23.8 cm Width: 16.5 cm
Sample page - Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België MS. 08536-43
Folio 98r


Folio 73r-98r: The Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy, complete. Chapters 13-16 ordered 14, 13, 16, 15. There is one illustration, with unfilled spaces left for 29 others.

Clark aviary group: Heiligenkreuz.

Folio 98r-114v: A bestiary. One historiated initial; unfilled spaces left for illustrations in all chapters.

The combination of the De avibus and a version of the Physiologus and/or a bestiary is called the De bestiis et aliis rebus, usually (and incorrectly) attributed to Hugh of Saint Victor.

Folio 116r: De medicina animae of Hugh of Fouilloy.

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