Omne Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century Encyclopedia of Universal

Omne Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century Encyclopedia of Universal Knowledge (Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History, 18) 2-Volume Set ☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Omne Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century Encyclopedia of Universal Knowledge (Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History, 18) 2-Volume Set By James Le Palmer ✎ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk In the third uarter of the 14th century a clerk of the Excheuer compiled and wrote an encyclopedia of world knowledge for this own personal use This manuscript a mammoth work of 1100 folios and over 6 In the third uarter of the th A Fourteenth-Century PDF/EPUB ã century a clerk of the Excheuer compiled and wrote an encyclopedia of world knowledge Omne Bonum: PDF \ for this own personal use This manuscript a mammoth work of folios and over illustrations has survived in two large Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century PDF Í volumes MSS Royal E VI and E VII now in the British Library In her authoritative text Volume I Professor Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century Encyclopedia of Epub / Sandler indentifies with intriguing methods of detection the compiler and scribe of this vast encyclopedia as James le Palmer She lists the sources on which he drew covering topics such as theology canon law natural sciences history of man and the liberal arts We are thus presented with a fascinating introduction to a medieval layman's uest for knowledge that tells us much about the intellectual aspirations of a fourteenth century clerk A notable feature of the compilation is that the entries all in Latin are for the very first time arranged alphabetically By organising his entries in alphabetical order James le Palmer made a pivotal contribution to the development of the modern encyclopedia making the works of great interest to historians of the encyclopedia and lexicographers The author also describes the different stages of production of the manuscript and distinguishes the work of several hands in the execution of the miniatures and initials that illustrate the entries in the Omne Bonum The contents of these entries are summarized briefly in Volume II where they are annotated with references to their relevant sources and printed in the same alphabetical Latin order as in the original In each case the illustration that accompanies Bonum: A Fourteenth-Century Encyclopedia of Epub / the entry is reproduced.

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