Bible

Published/Created:
France,
[between 1100 and 1115]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 197 + i : parchment ; 273 x 187 (202 x 121) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written in an elegant French minuscule, chapter divisions added in margins by a later hand.
Twenty-seven fine aniconic initials, 20- to 7-lines. The initials are drawn in black pen, filled with yellow, brown or blue, most with interlace knots at midpoints and terminals, some with dragon heads, infilled with intertwining palmette foliage against irregular red, blue, green, and yellow panelled grounds. Prologues open with 10- to 4-line initials, red and blue with terminals in a leafy "arabesque" design. Chapters with 3-line initials in red. 1-line initials, running headings, and rubrics throughout. Marginalia sometimes outlined in red.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Red velvet case. Leather placemarks on fore edge.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (trimmed) of what appears to be the second of a two-volume Bible.
Topics:
Bible.--Latin--Versions
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 414
Orbis Record:
9746777
Orbis Barcode:
39002104686044
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1002745
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 414.
Bible. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10269811
PID:
digcoll:3758557

Number of Pages: 5
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