Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

De proprietatibus rerum : manuscript, [13--]: Phillipps MS 24270

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:2250075
Creator/Contributor:
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, active 13th century, creator
Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918, former owner.
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Scott, John, 1830-1903, former owner.
Zirardini, Antonio, former owner.
Place Of Origin:
France
Creation Date:
13uu
Extent:
320 leaves, bound : vellum, ill. ; 31 cm.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval-France-1300-1350.
Manuscripts, Medieval-France-1350-1400.
Illuminations.
Vellum bindings (Bindings).
Early works to 1600
Subjects:
Encyclopedias and dictionaries--Early works to 1600
Medicine, Medieval
Science, Medieval
Notes:
Written in France in a rounded gothic script and decorated with 1 miniature, illustrating the author praying before St. Michael (f. 1), and 1 historiated initial, representing the author lecturing before two seated monks (f. 9).
Unidentified coat of arms (f. 1): azure, fess gules with three roundels (or crescents) argent, in chief a human head cabossed.
In a vellum wrapper from an illuminated liturgical book (verso); title of work appears within a decorative wreath, drawn in pen and ink.
In a protective tray case, 33 cm.
MS Lat 216. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Series:
Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990093964680203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990093964680203941/catalog