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Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

 
 
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Text page containing the end of a Latin poem on the transitory world, and the opening of its Middle English verse translation, which begins 'Lorde wherto ys this worlde soo gaye '. Image taken from f. 53 of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt from a Latin lapidary, Secretum, poem addressed to William Waynflete, Secrees off Old Philosoffres, The Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers, Thoroughfare of Woe, Esto memor mortis, The ABC of Aristotle, and other texts. Written in Middle English, Latin.

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1000 - 1400
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British Library
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