Vercelli Book. A late tenth-century manuscript containing prose and verse.

Title:
Vercelli Book. A late tenth-century manuscript containing prose and verse.
Library:
Biblioteca Capitolare
Language:
Old English
City:
VERCELLI, Italy
Shelf Mark:
Ms. CXVII
Alternate Names:
Vercelli Book of Old English Poetry -- Codex Vercellensis --
Origin:
Unknown
Dimensions:
135 folios --
Date Description:
Late 10th century
Content:
The 23 Vercelli homilies and a prose Life of St Guthlac (the Vercelli Guthlac) -- six verse compositions: Andreas, The Fates of the Apostles, Soul and Body, The Dream of the Rood, Elene, fragment of a homiletic poem -- marginalia --
Hand:
Anglo-Saxon minuscule
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.19 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 19
Publication Date:
1976
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde and Bagger
Printer:
Andelsbogtrykkeriet i Odense, Denmark
Notes:
Collotype: Nordisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Other names: Celia Sisam
Bibliography:
Watch for the Digital Vercelli Book (due 2014?) --
Type of Text:
devotional, hagiographical, homilies, prose, religious, vernacular literature, verse