Item Info

Item No: mca0370011
Additional Title: Bible
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 1r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial F with St. Jerome writing, beginning his preface to the Bible
Notes: This initial begins Jerome's letter to Ambrosius, which served as a prologue to the Bible in the Middle Ages. The manuscript was produced in Italy but was decorated by French and Italian illuminators. This is an example of the work of a French illuminator.
Notes: This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1260-1280. Fol.1r-164r is by a French artist the rest are by an Italian.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1450903
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Naples or Genoa ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1299
Image Dimensions Width: 372 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 37

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