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Vulgate Bible

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Vulgate Bible

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 200 x 131 (142 x 83) mm.

Date Created: 1300 [inferred] - 1399 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: Written
 in 2 columns of 48 lines, below top line; ruled in lead; prickings in
 outer margin. Decoration: Alternating red and blue running head, chapter
 initials, and chapter numbers. Initials' flourishes border their columns
 on the left.


Not bound.


Written in a small Gothic
 Textualis script (Littera Parisiensis?). In column 1, line 14 of the verso, the
 scribe has drawn a line under two small holes in the parchment to
 connect the text on either side. Small Roman numerals were written by the text scribe at the
 edges to guide the color painter.


Text is Leviticus 5:4-8:15.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Paris?]

Place: [France?]

Note [Digital Version]

2010-04-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Provenance]

From the collection of Otto F. Ege.

Note [Incipit]

...que iuraverit et protulerit labiis suis

Type of Resource: text

Parent Collections

Access Conditions

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Preferred citation

Vulgate Bible, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., , (accessed November 28, 2015)

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