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Illuminated manuscripts

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:

E.Or Ms 461: Gadala Georgios. The Acts of St George accordīng to Theodotus of Ancyra. Vol. 1 of 2, undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 461
Scope and Contents This is a copy of Gadala Georgios. The Acts of St George according to Theodotus of Ancyra in two volumes (E.Or Ms 461 and 462).
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 462: Gadala Georgios. The Acts of St George accordīng to Theodotus of Ancyra. Vol. 2 of 2, undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 462
Scope and Contents This is a copy of Gadala Georgios. The Acts of St George according to Theodotus of Ancyra in two volumes (E.Or Ms 461 and 462).
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 649: Ethiopic scroll, undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 649
Scope and Contents This is a paper scroll (186 by 9 cm) constituted of 4 joined sections, written in the Ge'ez script, with red ink decorations at the head of each one. The content of text has not yet been determined by the repository and the item needs specialist research. However, it is very similar in appearance to other scrolls that feature prayers and magic. It may well have been an amulet.
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 651: Ethiopic New Testament, Vol. II. The Book of Acts and the Epistles, undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 651
Scope and Contents A copy of the New Testament, including Acts and Epistles, on vellum. It includes one miniature painting, 17 by 16.5 cm, which is inserted loose.
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 654: Ethiopic Manuscript [Collection of prayers], undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 654
Scope and Contents This Ethiopic codex may be a collection of prayers. It has a frontispiece illuminated in red and black ink, and text is written in two columns throughout. Specialist research is needed.
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 673: Ethiopic Scroll [Portions of the Gospels], undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 673
Scope and Contents This scroll may be portions of the Gospels. It begins with an illumination in yellow, blue, brown and black, featuring three figures and a type of ornate cross. There are five sections of text down the length of the scroll, each separated by an illumination. There are six illuminations in total. They feature human images, crosses and patterns. Specialist research is needed.
Dates: undated

E.Or Ms 686: Ethiopic codex and scroll, undated

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 686
Scope and Contents An Ethiopic codex and scroll, together in a small leather pouch.
The content of the codex has not been identified. Specialist research is needed.
The content of the scroll has not been identified. It may well be an amulet featuring prayers or incantations. Specialist research is needed.
Dates: undated

Illuminated calligraphic manuscript entitled A Selection from the Collects, by Louisa Mary Freeman, c 1880

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Identifier: Ms.Add.5
Scope and Contents This is a manuscript entitled A Selection from the Collects, by Louisa Mary Freeman. Each page is highly illuminated, and includes a prayer and a note indicating when to recite said prayer (for example 'Sixth Sunday after Epiphany', and 'Ninth Sunday after Trinity'), a decorated initial, and richly illuminated borders.Also includes a contemporary carte de visite portrait of Louisa Mary Freeman, taken by Hennah & Kent in...
Dates: c 1880

Illuminated manuscript by Charles Oppenheimer (1875-1961) of 'The Eve of Saint Agnes' by John Keats

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1261
Identifier: Coll-1666
Scope and Contents 1901 work in the form of an illuminated manuscript of the poem The Eve of Saint Agnes, by John Keats. The bound volume is of fourteen pages of vellum.

Work demonstrates Oppenheimer's craftsmanship and skill and improving drawing. It is not known whether the item was a commission, an academic exercise or business sample.
Dates: 1901

MS 2: Biblia Sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], c 1300

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Identifier: MS 2
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. It also contains the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum ('Interpretations of the Hebrew names'), a list, mostly in alphabetical order, of Hebrew names found in the Bible, attributed to Stephen Langton (died 1228); each Hebrew name is accompanied by a short explanation in Latin.At the beginning of Nehemiah, a second hand has added the numeral for 'second' and a later...
Dates: c 1300