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Vulgate Bible

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Vulgate Bible

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 235 x 172 (154 x 107) mm.

Date Created: 1200 [inferred] - 1299 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: 2
 columns of 48 lines, below top line; ruled. Decoration: Running heads
 and chapter initials and numbers in alternating blue and red with
 flourishes. Initial flourishes form left borders of columns. Red letter
 strokes. Dentelle initial on blue background with red florets begins the
 book of Baruch. A red note "theth" in the left margin indicates a reading for
 Holy Week.


Not bound.


Written in a small Gothic
 Textualis script ('litterae scholasticae'). Corrections, boxed in red, are in margins and are keyed
 to the text with double slashes and dots or connected with double
 arches. Official proofreader has written "valida" at the bottom of
 the verso page. Nota bene brackets on verso.


Text is Lamentations 4:17-end; Baruch 1:1-2:24.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Oxford]

Place: [England]

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] auxilum nostrum vanum cum respiceremus

Type of Resource: text

Parent Collections

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Preferred citation

Vulgate Bible, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed December 13, 2017)

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