Item Info

Item No: mcai630251
Additional Title: Bible
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 63:25
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Gospel of Matthew
Notes: These leaves seem to form a group because of the consistency of the leaf and text measurements and the ruling pattern; leaves are paginated with pencil numbers in the upper left-hand corner of each side of each leaf.
Notes: This leaf is from a set of thirty-one leaves that were cut from a single manuscript that once comprised a complete Bible.

This page begins the Gospel of Matthew, who is shown in the historiated initial L with his symbol, the angel, who holds out a scroll that contains the first words of Mathew's text: "liber generationis" (The book of the generation [of Jesus Christ]).
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1600029
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1399
Image Dimensions Width: 479 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 63:1-31