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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Liber Floridus

The 'Liber Floridus' is essentially a compilation of extracts from nearly two hundred late Classical and early Medieval works by authors such as Isidore of Seville, Orosius, Julius Honorius, Pomponius Mela, Solinus, Venerable Bede, Rabanus Maurus, Pseudo-Callisthenes and Martianus Capella. There are, unsurprisingly, biblical dimensions to the manuscript, including a description of the Apocalypse, and the final illustration  depicts Noah's Ark, for instance.

It is owned by Ghent University Library and hosted on a trilingual site
More at BibliOdyssey

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