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Animals from BL Harley 3244, ff. 58v-59

The British Library,

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Miniatures of bees collecting pollen from flowering plants, and below, of doves nesting in the peridens tree. A dragon waits below the peridens' branches, hoping to have an opportunity to catch one of its enemies, the dove, according to the text. On the opposite page, a snake is depicted in the upper miniature, and a dragon below. Image taken from ff. 58v-59 of Theological miscellany, including the Summa de vitiis (see Notes for contents). Written in Latin.
Autori: Peraldus
Dimensioni: 280 x 165 (200 x 105/110) in one or two columns
Paese: England