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Fragment of a Bible, late 11th-12th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXXVIII

Scope and Contents

Bifolium from a lectern Bible, Book of Macchabees, probably late 11th-12th century. Could possibly be English.


Neat bookhand.


  • Creation: late 11th-12th century

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


1 folios

Custodial History

Not a Laing manuscript – found in Strong Room, Summer 1996

Physical Facet

Material: Vellum


c. 30 cm x 40 cm

Lines to a page

double columns, 51 lines to a page

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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