Leningrad Bede.

Title:
Leningrad Bede.
Library:
Publichnaia Biblioteka im. M.E. Saltykova Shchedrina (the former Imperial Library)
Language:
Latin, Old English
City:
SAINT PETERSBURG (LENINGRAD), Russia
Shelf Mark:
Ms. lat. Q. v. I. 18
Alternate Names:
An Eighth-Century Manuscript of the Venerable Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum in the Public Library, Leningrad.
Origin:
Northumbria, England
Dimensions:
161 fols. -- 270 x 190 mm.
Date Description:
737
Author:
The Venerable Bede
Content:
Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica gentis anglorum (Ecclesiastical History of the English Peoples)
Hand:
Anglo-Saxon minuscule (4 hands. See pp. 18-23)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
one illuminated initial with calligraphic interlace
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 2
Publication Date:
1952
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde & Bagger
Printer:
Christtreu, Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes:
Photolithography: Norkisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Other names: O. Arngart
Type of Text:
historical, prose, religious