Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Digby 46
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
parchment
Page size:
192 x 134 mm
Author (if known):
Bernardus Silvester
Title text:
Liber fortunae, also known as Experimentarius.
Country or nationality of origin:
English
Date:
14th century, third quarter
Folio or page no.:
fol. 057v-058r
Whole page or detail:
opening
Image description:
Two birds governing possible answers on each page (questions on fol. 52v-53r): ‘bathaiana, bat, ‘zerzix’ and ‘rahahani’ (?). With the correct bird and a key number from 1 to 12, any problem could be solved.
Roll title:
MS. Digby 46. Fortune-telling tracts (Bernardus, Silvestris, Experimentarius, etc.) with illustrations. English, third quarter of the 14th century.
Roll #:
218.2
Frame #:
22

Liber fortunae, also known as Experimentarius.