|Creator:||Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20 Remigius, of Auxerre, ca. 841-908|
[between 1225 and 1250].
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Script: Written in gothic textura script.
Two very large initials (f. 3v: I for Genesis with seven scenes of the Creation above Virgin and Child; f. 319r: L for St. Matthew's Gospel with the Evangelist at the bottom and Christ and His ancestors above), 81 smaller historiated initials, and 64 illuminated initials without human figures. Executed in the "Vie de Saint Denis Atelier." Numerous large and small decorative initials in red and blue pen-work.
Binding: Eighteenth century. German vellum, dyed rose, over bevelled wooden boards; spine gilt-tooled in compartments (the gilding worn); brass bosses and clasps; arms of Johann Christoph Borzek on upper cover; cartouche containing a peasant pruning a tree, with the motto Cum tempore fructus, on lower cover.
Manuscript on vellum of the Biblia latina. With Hieronymus, Epistola ad Paulinum, Prologi in Bibliam; and Remigius of Auxerre, Interpretationes nominum Hebreorum.
f. i + 439 : vellum ; 376 x 260 (235 x 140) mm.
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