Bibel des Patricius Leo

Title:
Bibel des Patricius Leo
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Greek
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Cod. Reg. gr. I B
Alternate Names:
Leo Bible -- Regina Bible -- Vatican Greek BIble -- Bible of Queen Christine of Sweden
Origin:
Constantinople?
Dimensions:
595 fols. -- 39 x 27 cm.
Date Description:
Early 10th century with later glosses.
Content:
first complete Byzantine bible
Hand:
Greek minuscule
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
multiple full page illustrations
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ND 3356.5 .B523 B523 1988 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Color -- partial reproduction: only the illuminated pages
Series:
Belser Faksimile Editionen aus der Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Publication Date:
1988
Place of Publication:
Z├╝rich, Switzerland
Publisher:
Belser
Notes:
Consists only of facsimiles of leaves containing full-page illuminations from the Old Testament of an 10th century Greek Bible. Art-historical introduction. Other names: von Suzy Dufrenne. Paul Cannar.
Type of Text:
Biblical, religious