The Caedmon Genesis

Title:
The Caedmon Genesis
Library:
Bodleian Library
Language:
Anglo-Saxon [Old English], Old English, vernacular
City:
OXFORD, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. Junius 11
Alternate Names:
The Caedmon Book -- The Caedmon Manuscript -- MS Junius 11 -- Junius Manuscript -- Codex Junius --
Origin:
probably Winchester
Dimensions:
116 folios -- ca. 324 x 177-190 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1000
Content:
Genesis -- Genesis B -- Exodus -- Daniel -- Christ and Satan
Hand:
Insular minuscule
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
ornamented initials (often zoomorphic) -- numerous illustrations in color (described on pp. xxxix-xlvii of the Introduction)
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize PR 1602 .G655 1927 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
complete manuscript -- full-size and surrounded by a wide margin -- monochrome (frontispiece in color - p. 84) --
Publication Date:
1927
Place of Publication:
Oxford, Great Britain
Publisher:
Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, for The British Academy
Notes:
Introduction by Sir Israel Gollancz --
Type of Text:
Biblical, religious, vernacular, vernacular literature, verse