Historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum

Creator:
Bede
Published/Created:
Eastern France or Germany
s. XII^^med [ca. 1150]
Physical Description:
ff. 152, 153 : parchment ; 254 x 171 (209 x 121) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written by several hands of different appearances, perhaps by scribes of varying ages or at different dates. The scripts range from rounded to angular minuscule.
Plain orange initial, 7- to 2-line; heading and chapter notations (in margins) in same shade. Guide-letters and notes for rubricator.
Binding: 16th-17th centuries (?). Sewn on three supports laced into wooden boards. The spine is slightly rounded and lined, the lining extending onto the inside of the boards. Covered with white pigskin, blind-tooled. Two fastenings, the catches on the upper board. On the fore-edge of the lower cover is a notation contemporary with binding: "Gesta anglorum bede." Appears to have been bound at the Benedictine abbey of St. Martin of Spanheim in the diocese of Mainz.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (many holes and repairs) of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People.
Topics:
Church history
Latin literature, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Great Britain--History--To 1066
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 330
Orbis Record:
9786718
Orbis Barcode:
39002091596990
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1223215
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 330.
Bede, Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2052974
PID:
digcoll:3554961

Number of Pages: 3
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