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Illuminated manuscripts

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

f. 2r
f. 2r

La.III.522: Specimens of calligraphic styles of writing, 1570-1624 (approximate)

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Identifier: La.III.522
Scope and Contents MS La.III.522 is a composite manuscript of late-sixteenth and/or early-seventeenth century pieces of calligraphy, assembled by a later collector. The bulk of the manuscript is a combination of two different calligraphic alphabets with sample-texts, which follow the aspect and structure of early-modern writing-books. One of these decorative alphabets is composed of gothic, knotwork intials, while the other is structured by Roman capital letters against backgrounds of delicate, swirling vines....
Dates: 1570-1624 (approximate)
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

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'...
Dates: c 1300
ff. 170v-171r
ff. 170v-171r

MS 4: Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 4
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the text of the Vulgate, but incomplete. It omits: the prologue to the Pentateuch, part of the first chapter of Genesis, sections of Isaiah (ch. 61:11-66:9), First Maccabees (ch. 14:48-16), Second Maccabees (1:1-14), and of Revelation (2:24 to the end of the book). The...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

MS 5: Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 5
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains the text of the Vulgate for the Old Testament and part of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (from the beginning to 18:34). It omits the Psalms, but it includes First Esdras, a different version of the canonical Book of Ezra, which was ultimately rejected by the Western Church since it is not present in the Hebrew Bible; it still survives in several copies of the...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 162v-163r
ff. 162v-163r

MS 6: Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 6
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate with the exclusion ofe Psalms. It also contains the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum ('Explanations of the Hebrew names'), a list (mostly in alphabetical order) of Hebrew names found in the Bible, attributed to Stephen Langton (died 1228); each name is accompanied by a short explanation in Latin.The Prayer of Salomon is...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

MS 8: Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], c 1260

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Identifier: MS 8
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. The order of books of the Old Testament is unusual: chapter 15 of Leviticus is found at the end of the book of Esther with an explanatory rubric; Lamentations and Baruch precede Jeremiah instead of coming after it; the Letter of Jeremiah,...
Dates: c 1260
f. 100v
f. 100v

MS 10: New Testament [Bible. New Testament. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 10
Contents The manuscript contains the New Testament. The text between Book of Revelation chapter 17, verse 8 to First Letter of Peter chapter 2, verse 13 is missing. The manuscript includes the apocryphal Letter to the Laodiceans (f. 253r). A letter written "to the Laodiceans" or "from Laodicea" (depending on the different interpretation of the Latin text) is mentioned in the ...
Dates: 13th century

MS 11: New Testament and Wisdom Books [Bible. New Testament. Latin. Vulgate], 14th century

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Identifier: MS 11
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the text of the New Testament according to the Vulgate. The four canonical Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles and the Book of Revelation are preceded by prologues. The prologues of the Gospels belong to the monarchian tradition, so called because it relates to the monarchian doctrine, which saw God as one person. They accompany several extant copies of the Vulgate, although their text is not derived from...
Dates: 14th century
Excerpt - Folio 19
Excerpt - Folio 19

MS 12: Four Gospels [Bible. Gospels], 11th century

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Identifier: MS 12
Contents The manuscript contains the text of the four Gospels according to the Vulgate.Prologues: start on f. 1v. They consists of three prologues: the first is the letter Saint Jerome wrote to Pope Damasus and which acts as prologue to all four Gospels, starting with the words Novum opus facere me cogis (ff. 1v-4r); the second prologue, taken from Saint Jerome's 'Commentary to the Gospel of Saint Matthew', begins with the words ...
Dates: 11th century

MS 14: Saint John's Gospel (glossed) [Bible. John. Latin. Vulgate], late 12th century

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Identifier: MS 14
Contents The manuscript contains the gospel of Saint John according to the text of the Vulgate and a set of glosses [i.e. annotations and comments] to the whole text. These include both marginal and interlinear glosses. The text is not complete, but ends at John 19:, verse 36.The gospel is preceded by the monarchian prologue, so called because it relates to the monarchian doctrine, which saw God as one person. It accompanies several extant copies of the Vulgate, although its text is not...
Dates: late 12th century