Confessiones

Creator:
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Published/Created:
Northern France,
[between 1125 and 1150]
Physical Description:
ff. i + i + i + 76 + i : parchment ; 302 x 210 (226 x 150) mm.
Notes:
Ten illuminated initials of good quality, 19- to 6-line, drawn in brown ink against medium blue, reddish orange and/or ochre grounds. The initials are constructed of scrolling vines with stylized foliage and/or winged dragons, with vines issuing from their mouths, accentuated or shaded in red. Some initials inhabited by winged dragons, f. 10v with grotesque (outlined by prickings), f. 25r with a nude male figure. Headings in red.
Binding: Nineteenth century, France. Brown, diced calf with a gold-tooled spine and title: "Confescion/ Santti/ Augustini" and "Manuscrit/ du 12^e siecle".
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (thick and furry, numerous imperfections, some repaired) of Augustine, Confessiones.
Topics:
Autobiography
Church history--Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 157
Orbis Record:
9811169
Orbis Barcode:
39002104684601
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1002481
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 157.
Augustine, Confessiones. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10269768
PID:
digcoll:3758498

Number of Pages: 9
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