Liber de similitudinibus et exemplis

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Liber de similitudinibus et exemplis (also known as Tabula exemplorum) is a 13th-century Latin collection of moral tales and proverbial wisdom, arranged in alphabetical order of topics, beginning with accidia (laziness) and ending with Xristi ascensio (the ascension of Christ).


  • J. Th. Welter, La Tabula exemplorum secundum ordinem alphabeti: recueil d'exempla compile en France a la fin du XIIIe siecle. Paris, 1926. [Selections in Latin]
  • Lynn Thorndike, "Liber de similitudinibus et exemplis (MS. Berne 293, fols 1r-75v)" in Speculum vol. 32 (1957) pp. 780-791.