Item Info

Item No: mcai66021c
Additional Title: Bible
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 66:2C
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial O
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 O on the page shown here begins the Book of Wisdom 4, "O quam pulchra est casta generatione cum claritate inmortalis est enim memoria ..." (O how beautiful is chaste generation with glory, for the memory thereof is immortal).
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