Old English Illustrated Hexateuch

Title:
Old English Illustrated Hexateuch
Library:
British Library
Language:
Old English
City:
LONDON, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Cotton Claudius B.iv
Origin:
St. Augustine’s, Canterbury? (England)
Dimensions:
156 fols. -- 328 x 217 mm.
Date Description:
Second quarter of the 11th century
Author:
Aelfric, d. c. 1010
Content:
Translation from the Vulgate into Old English of the first six books of the Old Testament, that is, Genesis through Joshua --
Hand:
Anglo-Saxon Minuscule
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
large figural illuminations on every page
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.18 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete. 5 color plates and 321 pp. in monochrome collotype.
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 18
Publication Date:
1974
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde & Bagger
Printer:
Andelsbogtrykkeriet i Odense, Denmark
Notes:
Collotype: Nordisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Color offset lithography: Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, Great Britain Other names: C. R. Dodwell, Peter Clemoes
Bibliography:
The Old English Hexateuch: Aspects and Approaches, ed. Rebecca Barnhouse and Benjamin C. Withers, Publications of the Richard Rawlinson Center, Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2000 --
Type of Text:
Biblical, Old Testament, religious, translation, vernacular