Item Info

Item No: mcai630201
Additional Title: Bible
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 63:20
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Epistle of Hrabanus Maurus to King Louis
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 a letter from the ninth-century theologian Hrabanus Maurus to King Louis. Hrabanus Maurus wrote a number of Bible commentaries, including a commentary on Maccabees, the book that this epistle precedes.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1600029
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1399
Image Dimensions Width: 478 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 63:1-31