Lorsch Riddle 8


Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021
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Original text:
En video sobolem propria cum matre morantem,
Mandrae cuius pellis in pariete pendet adhaerens.
There, with its own mother I see a child lingering,
whose pelt hangs stuck to the wall of his pen!
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Egg, foetus


This edition is based on Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Palatinus latinus 1753, folio 117r. You can find images of this manuscript here.

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