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Manuscript Monday: LJS 384 – De philosophia mundi, by William of Conches

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Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s LJS 384, De philosophia mundi, by William of Conches. This manuscript was written in Germany, circa 1150, in Latin, and it is a treatise in 4 books on astronomy, geography, meteorology, and medicine, followed by a work on Gospels attributed to Hugh of Saint-Victor.

See the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand.

 

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