|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionFondation Martin Bodmer
ShelfmarkCod. Bodmer 4
Manuscript TitleGualterus Anglicus, Fabulae
CaptionPaper · II + 23 + I ff. · 21.7 x 15.4 cm · Italy · 14th century
LanguageLatin, French, Italian
Manuscript SummaryManuscript from Italy with the widely disseminated and successful collection of Medieval Latin fables in elegiac couplets called Esopus. These were initially anonymously published in 1610 by Isaac Nevelet and were therefore attributed to the Anonymus Neveleti. The editor Léopold Hervieux in 1884 attributed them to a Gualterus Anglicus, who lived in Palermo during the 12th century. However, this attribution has in recent years been called into question by various specialists. The fables have as their protagonists various animals and end with a moral in the form of a couplet.
Standard descriptionPellegrin Elisabeth, Manuscrits Latins de la Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1982, pp. 13-14.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-cb-0004 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-cb-0004)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/fmb-cb-0004/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteCologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 4: Gualterus Anglicus, Fabulae (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0004).
DecorationInitial, Ornamental, Penwork
|With in situ fragment:||
With in situ fragmentFlyleaf
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