Manuscript/Mixed Material [Bible in Latin] Biblia latina / Incipit epistola beati Iheronimi presbiteri ad Paulinu[m] de omnibus diuine historie libris Capl'm primum ... / Incipit Prefacio b[ea]ti Iheronimi presbiteri In libro ysaie prophete ...

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Title

  • [Bible in Latin]

Other Title

  • Biblia latina
  • Incipit epistola beati Iheronimi presbiteri ad Paulinu[m] de omnibus diuine historie libris Capl'm primum ...
  • Incipit Prefacio b[ea]ti Iheronimi presbiteri In libro ysaie prophete ...

Names

  • Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius), 1891-1979, donor.
  • Bernhard, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, 1604-1639, former owner.
  • Mainzer Dom, former owner.
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Mainz, Germany?, 4 Apr. 1452-9 Jul. 1453.

Headings

  • -  Bible--Manuscripts, Latin
  • -  Manuscripts, Latin--Washington (D.C.)

Notes

  • -  Ms. codexes.
  • -  Latin.
  • -  Title and description taken from the full description in Library of Congress. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, v. 1, p. 41-61, by Svato Schutzner.
  • -  Very regular littera textualis formata, one hand throughout. Ink black to grayish black. Two columns, 60 lines.
  • -  Decoration: initials, mostly unfinished, and some borders. Several historiated initials ... probably by more than one artist have been completed in v. 1. In v. 2, some colorful ... work on the initials appears on ff. 207rv, 208rv, 209r (an initial without text) ... In the Revelation (v. 2, 210v-215r) the 3-line Lombardic letters which start the chapters received considerable flourishing ...
  • -  Binding: more or less contemporary, undecorated white pigskin over partly beveled wood board; sewn on 9 bands. Remnants of leather-hinged clasps, two per volume. Headbands have red, white, and green sections.
  • -  Referred to by Rosenwald as manuscript no. 28.
  • -  Colophon: Finis veteris ac noui testamenti tociusq[ue] biblie, quam Calamus fidelis anno d[omi]ni Millesimo quadringentesimo quinquagesimo secundo, quarta aprilis inchoando, nona iulij anni sequentis superno iuuamine consummauit.
  • -  Microfilm copy available (negative); 2 reels; Library of Congress, 1953.
  • -  Library of Congress. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, 8
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 5
  • -  Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, page 125, no. 168
  • -  Gift: Lessing J. Rosenwald to the Library of Congress, 1952.
  • -  Former owners: Heinrich von Stockheim; Cathedral of Mainz (from ca. 1566-1631); seized in 1631 by Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden and given to Bernard, Duke of Saxe-Weimar (d. 1639); Ducal Library, Gotha; sold by H.P. Kraus to Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1952.

Medium

  • 2 v. (244, 215 leaves) : parchment ; 576 x ca. 405 mm (bound volumes, 590 x ca. 420 mm)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • BS70 .G53 1452
  • Microfilm 1041/Z

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 52002226

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Rosenwald, Lessing J. , Donor, Duke Of Saxe-Weimar Bernhard, Former Owner Mainzer Dom, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Bible in Latin. Mainz, Germany?, 4 Apr. -9 Jul. 1453, 1452. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/52002226/.

APA citation style:

Rosenwald, L. J., Bernhard, D. O. S., Mainzer Dom, F. O. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1452) Bible in Latin. Mainz, Germany?, 4 Apr. -9 Jul. 1453. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/52002226/.

MLA citation style:

Rosenwald, Lessing J. , Donor, et al. Bible in Latin. Mainz, Germany?, 4 Apr. -9 Jul. 1453, 1452. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/52002226/>.