Aldhelm, De laude virginitatis

Creator:
Aldhelm, Saint, 640?-709
Published/Created:
Canterbury or Worcester
s. IX^^in [beginning of the 9th century]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 26 + i : parchment ; 198 x 145 (138 x 110) mm.
Notes:
Binding: Olive paper case with "Middle Hill boards," bound by George Bretherton of Gloucester who worked for Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1848-51.
Abstract:
Written by two scribes. There are at present 38 leaves surviving from the original manuscript: 28 folios in the Beinecke Library (MSS 401 and 401A).
Manuscript on parchment of portions of Saint Aldhelm, De laude virginitatis, copied probably in Canterbury or Worcester. With glosses in Anglo-Saxon added between 950 and 1000, which may be of Kentish origin.
Topics:
Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
English literature--Old English, ca. 450-1100
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Language:
English, Old (ca.450-1100)
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 401
Orbis Record:
9731548
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1062614
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 401.
Aldhelm, De Laude Virginitatis. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2015174
PID:
digcoll:3388732

Number of Pages: 32
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