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Tugwell, S., Soundings in Exeter College MS 15 and the evolution of Vincent of Beauvais's Speculum Naturale.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., The Flores philosophorum et poetarum: in the pathway of Vincent of Beauvais’ Speculum doctrinale.
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Ninitte, F., Defining the perception of Muḥammad and Islam in Vincent of Beauvais’ Speculum historiale and its French translation by Jean de Vignay.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., Las fuentes ocultas del actor en el tratado sobre la scientia moralis del Speculum doctrinale de Vicente de Beauvais.
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Sardelić, M., John of Plano Carpini vs. Simon of Saint-Quentin: 13th-century emotions in the eurasian steppe.
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Villarroel Fernández, I., El manuscrito 5 de la Biblioteca de la Shrewsbury School: un peculiar y desconocido testimonio del Speculum doctrinale de Vicente de Beauvais.
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Blizard, M.A., Constructing the Christian Past in the Speculum historiale of Vincent of Beauvais (c. 1190-c. 1264).
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Speculum Maius

manuscript Valencia, Biblioteca Universitaria, M-381, fol. 1r

Speculum Historiale (Douai version), beginning of book XVII, from manuscript Valencia, Biblioteca Universitaria, M-381, fol. 1r

Components of the Speculum Maius

Each individual speculum is a constellation of several components:

Of most of these components, different versions exist; and of some of them, even different redactions:

To these components, Vincent added:

Thus, the following constellations characterize the specula and their versions:

Speculum Naturale, Tournai version (siglum: Na)

Speculum Naturale, Bruges version (siglum: Nb)

Speculum Naturale, Douai version (siglum: Nc)

Speculum Doctrinale (siglum: Do)

Speculum Historiale, Dijon version (siglum: Ha)

Speculum Historiale, Klosterneuburg version (siglum: Hb)

Speculum Historiale, Vienna version (siglum: Hc)

Speculum Historiale, Saint-Jacques version (siglum: Hd)

Speculum Historiale, Douai version (siglum: He)

Speculum Morale [apocryphal] (siglum: Mo)