ENGLISH BEDE MANUSCSRIPT

MS 076
MS Short Title ENGLISH BEDE MANUSCSRIPT
Text BEDE: DE TABERNACULO
Description MS in Latin on vellum, England(?), ca. 1100, 1 f., 27x18 cm, single column, (19x11 cm), 29 lines in a small round late Carolingian minuscule (recto), and a more spiky script (verso), incipit leaf with a large initial "L" extending the entire length of the text in red, green, brown and yellow, entwining leafy design with a knotted finial at top and a lion's head at bottom.
Context Only 3 more Bede fragments with English provenance are known: 2 recorded by N. Ker, and MS 127 in The Schøyen Collection.
Provenance 1. Bernard Quaritch Ltd., Cat. 1088(1988):4.
Commentary The incipit leaf, hitherto unrecorded, clearly Norman in style.
Exhibited Comité International de Palaéographie Latin (CIPL) at Senate House, University of London, 3 September 2008.
Place of origin England - ?
Dates ca 1100 AD

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