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"La Tradizione manoscritta del Physiologus Latino"
Francesco Sbordone
Athenaeum, Nuova Serie, 27, 1949, 246-280
 

An analysis of the manuscripts of the Latin versions of the Physiologus, based on a large number of manuscripts. The various texts are organized into groups, with a comparison of features and lists of beasts described. The article includes a critical edition of part of the so-called Dicta Chrysostomi (Dicta Iohannis Chrysostomi de naturis bestiarum) version of the Physiologus (lion, panther, unicorn, hydrus and crocodile, siren and onocentaur, phoenix). There is also a discussion of the Physiologus of Theobaldus, with a list of manuscripts containing the text.

Language: Italian


 
 
  
 
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