Biblical commentary

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Item No: mcai050021
Additional Title: Biblical commentary
Script: Transitional (praegothica)
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial H
Notes: This cutting is from the same manuscript as Lewis E M 5:1.
Notes: 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.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1481910
Country: Country:France
Cardinal Point:eastern

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1160
Image Dimensions Width: 162 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 5:2
Creator Name: Rabanus Maurus - Author

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