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It is not part of the project to provide a definitive edition of the text of the Bestiary, but to help readers by providing a transcription and translation of the text. Currently the following editorial conventions obtain:
The peacock has a serpent's head, a sapphire breast, wing feathers tinged in red and 'eyes' on its tail.
The peacock should keep his tail down. His pride exposes his bottom. The eagle has keen sight and catches fish. When the eagle grows old he refreshes himself by flying to the sun and plunging into a spring.
The repair to the top of this page took place after the script was finished. On this folio is has an uneven lower edge, but overleaf on f.61v it has been neatly spliced to avoid damaging the image. Initial type 2.