Folium from a Medieval Bible, Fragment


Folium from a medieval Bible, II Kings 16:5-17:8, French (Paris) s. xiiimed (mid-thirteenth century); university book production?

In Collection:
Subject Language Identifier
  • Shelf Mark: Fragm.Lat.7
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 page ; 139 x 89 mm (98 x 60 mm)
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.85341, 2.3488
Additional physical characteristics
  • Vellum.
  • Latin text in Gothic script (littera minscula gothica textualis rotunda media); ruled in plummet for two columns of writing; double bounding-lines for title and top line of writing-frame; corrected by same hand. Decoration consists in the following: a single pen-flourished littera notabilioris, a D, in blue and red; running header (REGUM of which RE- is visible) in alternating letters of blue and red; indications of chapter in alternating Roman numerals of red and blue; opening letter of each sentence rubricated.
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 1994-013, Item: 4
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • August 3, 2022
Technical note
  • Scanned on Betterlight TTI 600 DPI TIFF -- initially at camera height 1100 but felt scans lacked detail. lowered camera to 800. (1/20; 253; copy4) by PD. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (fee for reproductions). This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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