Manuscript

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. germ. 4259/79

Codicology

Produced: 4th quarter 13th century
Location: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, Germany
Type: Miscellany
Language: Dutch
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 27.5 cm Width: 19 cm

Description

Contains a fragment of Der Naturen Bloeme by Jacob van Maerlant. It consists of two double sheets, which belonged to the same quire, and contain lines 8229-8400, 8718-8879, 9175-9334 and 9632-9796. This is the manuscript designated M.

Descriptions of the different animals are separated from each other by a line space. At the start of each animal description a space has been left open, approximately a half column wide and 3 to 6 lines high, intended for a combination of miniature and rubric; only the rubric has been filled in.

Additional Descriptions

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Editions and Facsimiles

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