MINIATURIST, French
(active early 12th century in northern France)

Lambert of Saint-Omer: Liber floridus

1100-20
Manuscript (Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. lat.), 435 x 295 mm
Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel

The Liber Floridus ("Book of Flowers") is a medieval encyclopedia that was compiled between 1090 and 1120 by Lambert, Canon of Saint-Omer. The text compiles extracts from some 192 or so different works.

The picture shows folio 41v depicting the Devil riding Behemoth.