Texts

    De natura rerum

    Isidore of Seville
    • Latin
    • prose
    • Non-Celtic texts
    Work on nature and astronomy written by Isidore, archbishop of Seville (d. 636) and dedicated by him to the Visigothic king Sisebut in c. 612/613.
    Author
    Isidore of SevilleIsidore of Seville
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    Manuscripts

    Manuscripts of insular or Breton interest include:

    Language
    • Latin
    Date
    early 7th century
    Provenance
    (Visigothic) Spain
    Form
    prose (primary)

    Classification

    Non-Celtic texts

    Sources

    Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

    [ed.] Fontaine, Jacques, Isidore de Séville: Traité de la nature; suivi de l’Épître en vers du roi Sisebut à Isidore, Bibliothèque de l’École des Hautes Études Hispaniques 28, Bordeaux: Féret, 1960.
    [ed.] Becker, Gustavus, De Isidori Hispalensis de natura rerum libro, Berlin: Weidmann, 1857.
    Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    Secondary sources (select)

    Bischoff, Bernhard, “Die europäische Verbreitung der Werke Isidors von Sevilla”, in: Díaz y Díaz, Manuel C. [ed.], Isidoriana: Colección de estudios sobre Isidoro de Sevilla, León: Centro de Estudios San Isidoro, 1961. 317–344.
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