Bedae Opera. VII. Siecle
|Creator:||Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735|
s. IX^^med [mid 9th century]
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Script: The commentary is written in a somewhat uneven early Carolingian minuscule; the Biblical passages for commentary are written in orange uncials, many of which have faded and are now illegible (some letters written over in brown ink by a later hand).
Heading, f. 1v, square capitals and uncials, in orange. Initials, outlined in black, filled with orange and yellow, ff. 26v, 77v, 131v. Plain initials, black or red, some with modest scroll designs, at beginning of each segment of commentary.
Upper portions of ff. 61, 68, 69 torn, loss of text; f. 132v extremely worn.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Dark green goatskin; gold-tooled. Title on spine: "Bedae Opera. VII. Siecle".
Purchased by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 16249). Sold to H. P. Kraus from whom it was purchased in 1968 by Edwin J. Beinecke for the Beinecke Library.
Manuscript on parchment (much worn; many natural flaws; trimmed).
ff. ii + 132 + ii : parchment ; 263 x 165 (202 x 144) mm.
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