Item No: mcai050011
Additional Title: Biblical commentary
Rare Book Department
This cutting is from the same manuscript as Lewis E M 5:2.
This initial begins a commentary on the Book of Exodus by Rabanus Maurus, a Benedictine monk and an archbishop of Mainz who died in 856 A.D. He is considered one of the most important scholars and theologians of Carolingian era. The manuscript from which this cutting was taken was produced in the twelfth century. The vine-scroll decoration is typical of Romanesque illumination.
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Lewis E M 5:1
Rabanus Maurus - Author