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The journey of a book: Bartholomew the Englishman and the properties of things

Keen, Libby

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De proprietatibus rerum, ‘On the properties of things’, has long been referred to by scholars as a medieval encyclopedia, but evidence suggests that it has been many things to many people. The sheer number of extant manuscript copies and printed editions, along with translations, adaptations, and mentions in poems and sermons, testify to its continuous significance for Europeans of all estates and different walks of life, from the thirteenth to the seventeenth centuries. While first compiled...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2007
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/18960
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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