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Vulgate Bible

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Vulgate Bible

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 301 x 200 (201 x 122) mm.

Date Created: 1280 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: Written in two columns of 63 lines, below top line; ruled with dry point. Decoration: Running heads, chapter initials, and marginal chapter numerals in alternating blue and red. Initial flourishes form left borders of columns.


Not bound.


Written in Gothic Textualis ("Rotunda") script, with high ascenders in the top line, showing influence from Italian notarial style. An entire verse was omitted, probably following a faulty copy. The proofreader, who was probably following a University exemplar, wrote the verse at the bottom edge of the page for a book scribe to insert in the margin near its proper place at line 54, column 1 on the verso.


Text is Joshua 18:18-22:22.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Italy]

Note [Digital Version]

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

Note [Incipit] abenoen id est lapidem beon filii ruben

Type of Resource: text

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Vulgate Bible, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed December 10, 2017)

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