Book/Printed Material The Canons of the Gospels. The Chapters of the Four Gospels. Saint Jerome's Preface to the Four Gospels. Letters by Saint Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea. Evangelia quatuor cum prologis et capitulis : Canones Evangeliorum. Capitula IV evangeliorum. Hieronymi prologus in IV evangelia. Epistolae (duae) Hieronimi et (una) Eusebii

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Title

  • The Canons of the Gospels. The Chapters of the Four Gospels. Saint Jerome's Preface to the Four Gospels. Letters by Saint Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea.

Other Title

  • Evangelia quatuor cum prologis et capitulis : Canones Evangeliorum. Capitula IV evangeliorum. Hieronymi prologus in IV evangelia. Epistolae (duae) Hieronimi et (una) Eusebii

Summary

  • This 11th-century Gospel book, written and created in Freising, Bavaria, was presented to the collegiate church of Saint Andreas in Freising by Bishop Ellenhard (1052 or 1053-78). Originally the manuscript was lavishly decorated with 11 initials, 14 canon tables, four portraits of the Evangelists, and a full-page dedication miniature, which was later transferred to a different codex, a Gospel lectionary (also held in the Bavarian State Library, shelf mark Clm 6831). The miniature depicts Bishop Ellenhard in front of the patron saint, Saint Andreas, who is holding the book and presenting it to Christ. The front cover of the Gospel book is decorated with a framed Byzantine ivory. Also included in the work are the preface to the four Gospels by Saint Jerome (died 419 or 420) and letters by Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea (circa 260-circa 340). The manuscript came from the collegiate church of Saint Andreas in Freising to Munich following the dissolution of the monastery in 1803.

Contributor Names

  • Ellenhardus, von Freising, died 1078 Associated Name.
  • Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately 260-approximately 340 Contributor.
  • Jerome, Saint, died 419 or 420 Contributor.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1000 to 1078]

Subject Headings

  • -  Germany--Bavaria--Freising
  • -  1000 to 1078
  • -  Bible. New Testament
  • -  Illuminations
  • -  Letters
  • -  Miniatures (Illuminations)
  • -  Saints

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  "BSB shelfmark: Clm 6832|This description of the work was written by Béatrice Hernad of the Bavarian State Library."--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
  • -  Original resource extent: 165 folios : parchment.
  • -  Original resource at: Bavarian State Library.
  • -  Content in Latin.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021668093

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Chicago citation style:

Ellenhardus, Von Freising, Died 1078 Associated Name, Of Caesarea Eusebius, and Saint Jerome. The Canons of the Gospels. The Chapters of the Four Gospels. Saint Jerome's Preface to the Four Gospels. Letters by Saint Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1078, 1000] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668093/.

APA citation style:

Ellenhardus, V. F., Eusebius, O. C. & Jerome, S. (1000) The Canons of the Gospels. The Chapters of the Four Gospels. Saint Jerome's Preface to the Four Gospels. Letters by Saint Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1078] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668093/.

MLA citation style:

Ellenhardus, Von Freising, Died 1078 Associated Name, Of Caesarea Eusebius, and Saint Jerome. The Canons of the Gospels. The Chapters of the Four Gospels. Saint Jerome's Preface to the Four Gospels. Letters by Saint Jerome and Eusebius of Caesarea. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1078, 1000] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668093/>.