Gospels of Matthew and Mark

Published/Created:
Germany (Freising?),
[ca. 1050]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 110 + i + i : parchment ; 185 x 120 (121 x 62) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written in German minuscule by a single scribe.
At the beginning of each Gospel, full-page initials, f. 9r (Matthew) and f. 71r (Mark) incorporating symbols of the Evangelists; f. 9r with gold foliate scrolls with silver tendrils, one with a pink dragon-head terminal, against blue, light green and orange; f. 71r gold and silver, with spiraling foliage in shaded blue, orange and green, supported by a pink and gold dragon; both followed by display capitals in alternate lines of gold and silver, shaded in blue. Large initials in gold and silver as above, 2-line, f. 1r, and 6- or 5-line, ff. 3r, 5r, 5v, and 68v, for prefaces, epistles and prologues. 3-line initials, as above, for chapter divisions. 1-line initials throughout, inner margin, orange, filled with gold and/or silver. Rubrics in orange. Some oxidization of silver.
Binding: 19th-20th centuries. Red velvet case.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (trimmed) of 1) Gospel of Matthew, preceded by Prologue to Gospels from Jerome; letter of Jerome to Damasus; spurious addition to letter attributed to Jerome; Prologue to Matthew. 2) Gospel of Mark, preceded by Prologue. Final leaf missing; the conclusion of Mark is added on a piece of parchment (Germany, ca. 1150) stitched in between ff. 110 and 112 (formerly glued to f. 112).
Topics:
Bible.--Latin--Versions--Vulgate
Bible.--N.T.--Mark
Bible.--N.T.--Matthew
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Jerome,--Saint,--d. 419 or 20
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 402
Orbis Record:
9731645
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597469
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1002553
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 402.
Gospels of Matthew and Mark. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10269778
PID:
digcoll:3751330

Number of Pages: 3
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