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Vulgate Bible

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Vulgate Bible

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 198 x 130 (133 x 82) mm.

Date Created: 1200 [inferred] - 1250 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: 2
 columns of 50 lines, below top line; ruled in lead. Decoration: Running
 heads, chapter initials, and numbers in alternating blue and red.
 Littera Duplex initial "U" marks the beginning of the book of Isaiah.
 The flourishes of the initials form the left borders of the columns.
 Prologue explicit in red. Red letter strokes mark verse initials.


Not bound.


Written in very small Gothic
 Textualis script. Verse 2:7 was omitted by a slip of the scribe's eye from one "eius" to the
 next "eius," and supplied at the head of the column and connected by a
 red bar in a different hand.


Text is Jerome's prologue to Isaiah and Isaiah 1:1-3:3.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Italy?]

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]

...vir nobilis et urbanae elegantiae

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 17, 2017)

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