Paris Psalter

Title:
Paris Psalter
Library:
Bibliothèque Nationale
Language:
Latin, Old English
City:
PARIS, France
Shelf Mark:
Ms. lat. 8824
Origin:
Wessex?, England
Dimensions:
186 fols. -- 526 x 186 cm
Date Description:
Second half of 11th century
Author:
Alfred the Great, 849-899?
Content:
Psalter, largely Roman readings -- Prose and metrical translations
Hand:
Carolingian minuscule
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
small figural sketches in the margin
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Paleography (Rm. 715Q) Oversize Z 115An .Ea76 v.8 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome
Series:
Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 8
Publication Date:
1958
Place of Publication:
Copenhagen, Denmark
Publisher:
Rosenkilde and Bagger
Printer:
Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Notes:
Collotype: Nordisk Kunst- og Lystryk, Copenhagen, Denmark Other names: Bertram Colgrave
Type of Text:
devotional, prose, Psalter, religious, translation, verse