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Les dits moraulx des philosophes

Les dits moraulx des philosophes

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Date: [ca. 1400]
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One miniature on f. 1r, 11-line, Ezekiel, Socrates, and Cicero with identifying banderoles, in grisaille with light green and ink washes.
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A collection of moralistic sayings, compiled from various authorities, isthe French version of an Arabic work of the 11th century. Guillaume deTignonville (d. 1414) composed the French text from a Latin translationsometime before 1402.
Manuscript on parchment (worn and stained) of a collection of moralistic sayings, compiled from various authorities: the French version of an Arabic work of the 11th century. Guillaume de Tignonville (d. 1414) composed the French text from a Latin translation sometime before 1402. The philosophers represented include (in the order of their appearance): Sedachias, Hermes, Tac, Zalqualquin, Homer, Zalon, Abion, Hippocrates, Pythagoras, Diogenes, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Ptolemy, Assaron, Loguion, Onese, Macdarge, Thesile, St. Gregory, Galen.
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Parchment (worn and stained), ff. i (paper) + 80 + ii (contemporaryparchment) + i (paper)
some col.
294 x 210 (192 x 138) mm.
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