Vespasian Psalter

Title:
Vespasian Psalter
Library:
British Library
Language:
Latin, Old English
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Cotton Vespasian A.i
Alternate Names:
Saint Augustine of Canterbury Psalter --
Origin:
Canterbury (England)
Dimensions:
160 fols. -- 235 x 180 mm.
Date Description:
First half of the 8th century
Content:
Latin Psalter with Anglo-Saxon (Old English) interlinear glosses
Hand:
Insular uncial (text hand) 5 other hands (see pp. 27-31)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
zoomorphic initials -- interlace initials
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.14 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome -- color plates of illuminations
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 14
Publication Date:
1967
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde & Bagger
Printer:
Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes:
Collotype: Nordisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Color letterpress: Cambridge University Press Other names: David H. Wright, Alistair Campbell
Type of Text:
Biblical, glosses, psalms, Psalter, religious, vernacular