French Old Testament Bible. 41 lines of double-column manuscript Latin text on each side, including illuminated initials and decoration in red and blue. Page headings and chapter numbers in red and blue. Slight closed tear to side margin.
Book — 82 leaves : parchment ; 126-170 x 120 mm. bound to 175 x 127 mm.
Sammelband containing florilegia from the Church Fathers as well as medieval theological writings, particularly on the theology of love, the soul, and confession. From the 13th Century to the late 14th Century. Includes a table of contents indicating seven separate titles. And with two additional sections added at an early date. Among these titles are selections from the works of St. Augustine, St. Bernard, Hugh of St. Victor, and Honorius of Autun.
lib. III. Qui est de avium natura. Adiecti sunt ab initio indices alphabetici decem super nominibus avium in totidem linguis diversis
lib. IIII. Qui est de piscium & aquatilium animantium natura ... Continentur in hoc volumine, Gulielmi Rondeletii ... et Petri Bellonii ... de aquatilium singulis scripta --- lib. V. De serpentium natura ... / compositus per Iacobum Carronum ...
adiecta est ad calcem, Scorpionis insecti historia / a D. Casparo Vuolphio.