Bible. O.T. Genesis
[between 1150 and 1199].
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Decoration: the preface on fol. 2r begins with a 10-line decorated initial "D" in red interlace on a green geometric ground with a blue ground for the central portion of the vine stem; the text of Genesis begins with a half-page decorated initial "I" in the same style; 1-line initials in the prefatory material are occasionally red; line fillers are in red; rubrics are written in red in the same script as the text; accents added by a later hand; punctuated with the punctus, punctus elevatus, and punctus interrogativus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text.
Script: written in two sizes of gothic bookhand (littera textualis).
The fragment was used as the outside wrapper for the binding of another volume; gift of the Yale University Library Associates; purchased from Kraus in 1948.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of the biblical book of Genesis and Jerome's Epistula ad Paulinum.
ff. 1-2 : parchment ; 422 x 340 mm.
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