Liber Bestiarum Bodley 764 Synopsis
A kind of encyclopedia of animals, the bestiary was among the most popular illuminated texts in northern Europe during the Middle Ages (about 500–1500). Because medieval Christians understood every element of the world as a manifestation of God, the book largely focused on each animal’s religious meaning.
This is a facsimile edition of the medieval bestiary MS Bodley 764, the original having been produced in the second quarter of the thirteenth century.
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About Richard Barber
Richard William Barber (born 30 October 1941) is a British historian who has published several books about medieval history and literature.
About Christopher de Hamel
Christopher de Hamel (born 20 November 1950) is a British academic librarian and expert on mediaeval manuscripts.
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