|Creator:||Josephus, Flavius Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410|
[between 1150 and 1200]
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Written in bold and elegant early gothic bookhand; some looped flourishes in upper margins contain red dots.
Seven initials, 17- to 10-line, in red, filled with red swirling foliage on orange and green grounds, with touches of blue, against irregular grounds of blue and/or orange panels. 6- to 2-line initials, green and/or red with red or green foliate flourishes, set both outside and into text column; initials sometimes incorporate simple facial features. 1-line red initials for rubrics. Rubrics throughout; remains of notes to rubricator.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Brown goatskin, blind-tooled.
Manuscript on parchment of Josephus, De bello iudaico, translated into Latin by Rufinus.
ff. i + 109 + i : parchment ; 465 x 315 (365 x 220) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||Beinecke Library|
Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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