Item No: mca0370011
Additional Title: Bible
Rare Book Department
Initial F with St. Jerome writing, beginning his preface to the Bible
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.
This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1260-1280. Fol.1r-164r is by a French artist the rest are by an Italian.
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City/Town/Township:Naples or Genoa ?
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Lewis E 37