Trinity Apocalypse

Title:
Trinity Apocalypse
Library:
Library of Trinity College
Language:
Anglo-Norman
City:
CAMBRIDGE, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms R.16.2
Alternate Names:
The Trinity College Apocalypse -- Cambridge, Trinity College R.16.2 --
Origin:
England -- Great Britain --
Dimensions:
31 folios + 2 flyleaves -- 428 x 308mm. (pages were originally even larger)
Date Description:
1242-1250 (see p. 14 of commentary volume)
Content:
French text of the Apocalypse, with abbreviated and condensed translation of the commentary by Berengaudus.
Hand:
Gothic (Littera formata) in different sizes, but only one scribe --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Scenes from the life of St John precede (episodes before the exile to Patmos) and follow (episodes after the exile to Patmos) the text and illustrations for the Book of Revelation -- much gold is used -- embossed gold leaf -- final leaf may be an addition --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize NC 1025 .B582 1967 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color facsimile of entire manuscript.
Publication Date:
1967
Place of Publication:
London, England
Publisher:
Eugrammia Press
Printer:
Oliver Burridge and Co., Crawley, Sussex, England.
Notes:
V.1 Art historical introduction. Transcription and translation of the commentary . v.2 Facsimile. Other names: Peter Brieger
Type of Text:
apocalyptic, Biblical, commentary, devotional, religious, translation, vernacular, zoological