Manuscript

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb.gr.438
(Greek Physiologus)

Codicology

Location: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican), Vatican City, Vatican
Type: Miscellany
Language: Greek
Folios: 45
Illustrated: Yes
Folio 8r

Description

A Greek version of the Physiologus is on folio 2v-45v. It is illustrated with wash-colored line drawings.

The illustrations in this manuscript are very similar to those in another Greek Physiologus, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, MS gr. IV. 35, though the images in that manuscript are much better.

Additional Descriptions

Additional description

Editions and Facsimiles

Digital facsimiles

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana