MS Bodley 764

Title:
MS Bodley 764
Library:
Bodleian Library
Language:
Latin
City:
OXFORD, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
MS 764
Alternate Names:
The Bodleian’s “second best” Bestiary -- Bodley 764 -- De animalibus -- Bestiarium -- Book of beasts : a facsimile of MS Bodley 764 -- l.
Origin:
probably Salisbury, or nearby -- Great Britain
Dimensions:
137 folios -- 294 x 195 mm.
Date Description:
1243-1260
Content:
Bestiary
Hand:
textualis formata gothica --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
135 framed pictures of animals (mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, fish, fictitious) -- scenes of daily life -- gold is used --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) ND 3399 .B65 B63 2008 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript (ever so slightly reduced???) --
Publication Date:
2008
Place of Publication:
Oxford, Great Britain
Publisher:
Bodleian Library
Notes:
Introduction by Christopher de Hamel
Type of Text:
allegorical, bestiary, devotional, exegetical, moralizing, prose, religious, scientific, zoological