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Vulgate Bible

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Vulgate Bible

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 448 x 315 (305 x 205) mm.

Date Created: 1450 [approximate]

Physical Description

Collation: Orinigal Arabic page number "14" in upper right recto.Layout: Written in 2 columns of 48 lines, below top line; ruled in brown ink. Decoration: Five flourished chapter initials in blue with red or in red with brown flourishes. Gold or silver verse initials. Red chapter numbers. Red and blue running heads.


Not bound.


Written in a Gothic Textualis script.


Text is Song of Songs (Song of Solomon) 3:3-8:7.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Germany]

Note [Digital Version]

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

Note [Provenance]

Modern note in pencil in lower margin of recto, "#7 German 1450 Bible 2 leaves".

Note [Incipit]

...diunt civitatem Numquem diligit anima mea vidistis

Type of Resource: text

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Access Conditions

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Preferred citation

Vulgate Bible, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed December 15, 2017)

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User Comments I don't know if you'd be interested, but I have a Vulgata Editio dated Venice 1484. My email address is above.

- Mel Carter