|Specific title||Bible bifolium with gloss, 12th century: Mark 6:29-33 (Beals 10 Folio 1 verso) |
|Uniform Title||Bible. N.T. Latin. Vulgate. |
|Date||12th century, second half |
|Earliest Date||1150 |
|Latest Date||1199 |
|Country of Origin||France? |
|Dimensions||320 x 216 mm (text block: 215 x 148 mm) |
|Number of Folios||Bifolium (this image Folio 1 verso) |
|Script||Continental protogothic; 3 mm. |
|Glosses||Both interlinear and marginal glossing. Marginal gloss about 3 mm; interlinear 2 mm. All text in sepia ink.|
|Decoration||Text in sepia ink.|
Some initials in alternating red and blue with minimal linear decoration, others pen-flourished in red and blue ink.
Sepia pen flourished initials heading each paragraph of glossing.
|Notes||Of European origin, probably French.|
Layout: Three column grid with irregular column sizes: scripture text column 21 lines, column width varies from 44 to 115 mm. Gloss column width varies from 35 to 60 mm.
Support: This is the outside (hair) side of the skin.
Script: Some Carolingian aspects (rounded letters, shapes of a), but more typically Protogothic. Use of upright d in text and uncial d in gloss; strokes to distinguish ii from u; Letters close together; Glossing script more distinctly protogothic with some biting evident. Regular use of 9 for con; Use of uncrossed Tironian 7.
Condition: Almond shaped holes made from original stretching of skin.
|Contextual Notes||The bifolium is an excerpt from the gospel of Mark. Two other bifolia would have been folded inside.|
|Incipit||//Et tulerunt corpus |
|Explicit||multi et pedestres de// |
|Text source||Text from version of Vulgate Bible. |
|Subjects||Bible--Manuscripts; Bible--History |
|Digital Collection||Medieval and Historical Manuscripts |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Identification Number||Beals 10.1v |
|Object Type||Manuscript, medieval |
|Provenance||Walter B. Beals Collection |
|Restrictions||All items in the collection are fragile, and permission is needed to view them, Access by appointment only. |
|Reference||Brown, 72-73. |