Les dits moraulx des philosophes

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Les dits moraulx des philosophes

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Item No: mca2090011
Title: Les dits moraulx des philosophes
Script: Bastarda
Language: French
Folio Number: f. 1r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: An inscription on f. 58v in a canopy above a seated philosopher records the date: "FAIT LAN MIL CCCC LXXIII I APVRIL."
Notes: Les dits moraulx des philosophes is a collection of moralistic sayings compiled in the Middle Ages from the works of various philosophers and theologians, including Sedachias, Hermes, Tac, Zalqualquin, Homer, Zalon, Abion, Hippocrates, Pythagoras, Diogenes, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Ptolemy, St. Gregory the Great, and Galen, among several others. Guillaume de Tignonville composed the French translation from the Latin original sometime before 1402. This miniature marks the beginning of the sayings of an ancient philosopher identified here as Sedechias.
Notes: Sedechias speaking to his followers
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1641471
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Range End): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 274 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 209
Creator Name: Guillaume de Tignonville - Author

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