Item Info

Item No: mcai66021b
Additional Title: Bible
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 66:2B
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial Q
Notes: This leaf is from a set of 20 leaves that were cut from a single manuscript that once comprised a complete Bible. The initial Q on the page shown here marks Canticles 5:17, "Quo abiit dilectus tuus o pulcherrima mulierum quo declinavit dilectus tuus et quae remus eum tecum ..." (Where is your beloved gone, O most beautiful of women? Where is your beloved turned aside, and we will seek him with you). Chapter 6 begins immediately after.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1659969
Country: Country:England

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1399
Image Dimensions Width: 447 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 66:2-3H