FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS: DE BELLO JUDAICO

MS 1561
MS Short Title FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS: DE BELLO JUDAICO
Text FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS: DE BELLO JUDAICO, BOOK III 1:1 -7:22, III 7:29 - 8:35, IV 11:5 - V 1:5, V 13:1 - V
Description MS in in Latin on vellum, France, late 12th c., 12 ff., 39x22 cm, 2 columns, (23x14 cm), 52 lines in Romanesque book script of medium quality, 28 red 2- to 7-line initials, 4 red 4- to 11-line initials with penwork.
Context There are 2 more leaves in private collections in France. Provenance: 1. Mirgodin Collection, Paris (-1988); 2. 2 ff.: Sotheby's 17.12.1991:10; 10 ff.: Sandra Hindman, Paris.
Commentary The present part of Josephus' (37-63) famous work starts with the coming of Vespasian and Titus, continues with the factions and atrocities in Jerusalem, and ends with the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem.
Exhibited 1. Oslo Katedralskole 850 år, Jubileumsutstilling 10. - 14. March 2003; 2. NorFa - Nordic network in Qumran studies. Symposium in Oslo 3-5. June 2004.
Place of origin France
Dates late 12c AD

Location