Metadata: The Aberdeen Bestiary Project - University of Aberdeen

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TitleThe Aberdeen Bestiary Project - University of Aberdeen
PublisherHistoric Collections - University of Aberdeen: Aberdeen, UK <> <>
LanguageEnglish; Latin
Country (State)United Kingdom (UK)
Format of datatext/html; image/jpeg
KeywordsBestiary; Univesity of Aberdeen; Library; Historic Collections; Animals; Codicology; manuscript; illustrations
Description"This is the website of the Aberdeen Bestiary Project, part of the Historic Collections at the University of Aberdeen. The Aberdeen Bestiary (Aberdeen University Library MS 24) is considered to be one of the best examples of its type. The manuscript, written and illuminated in England around 1200, is of added interest since it contains notes, sketches and other evidence of the way it was designed and executed.
The entire manuscript has been digitised using Photo-CD technology, thus creating a surrogate, while allowing greater access to the text itself. The digitised version, offering the display of full-page images and of detailed views of illustrations and other significant features, is complemented by a series of commentaries, and a transcription and translation of the original Latin."
Source TypeUniversity Departments
Subject ClassMiddle English Language and Literature
Accessfree; no restriction
Levelundergraduate - graduate
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