Written in bold and elegant early gothic bookhand; some looped flourishes in upper margins contain red dots. Seven initials, 17- to 10-line, in red, filled with red swirling foliage on orange and green grounds, with touches of blue, against irregular grounds of blue and/or orange panels. 6- to 2-line initials, green and/or red with red or green foliate flourishes, set both outside and into text column; initials sometimes incorporate simple facial features. 1-line red initials for rubrics. Rubrics throughout; remains of notes to rubricator. Binding: Nineteenth century. Brown goatskin, blind-tooled.
Manuscript on parchment of Josephus, De bello iudaico, translated into Latin by Rufinus.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Jews--History--168 B.C.-135 A.D Latin literature, Medieval and modern Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Beinecke MS 282
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 282. Josephus, De Bello Iudaico. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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