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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 23 - De natura rerum (Video Orientation)

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5-2014

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Video orientation to LJS 23 - Thomas, de Cantimpré, ca. 1200-ca. 1270 - [De natura rerum].

Summary: Gatherings from Books VII-XX of Thomas's general introduction to science, including parts of his sections on fish, insects and invertebrates, trees, cosmology and astronomy, herbs, springs, gems, wind and clouds, the four elements, stars, and eclipses. One of the earliest known copies of this text. Notes in a modern German hand on front flyleaves and occasionally in margins.

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medieval manuscripts

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Medieval Studies | Other Arts and Humanities | Other Physical Sciences and Mathematics

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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 23 - De natura rerum (Video Orientation)

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