Die Trinity-Apokalypse : Cambridge, Trinity College Library, MS. R.16.2 = The Trinity Apocalypse.

Title:
Die Trinity-Apokalypse : Cambridge, Trinity College Library, MS. R.16.2 = The Trinity Apocalypse.
Library:
Library of Trinity College
Language:
Anglo-Norman
City:
CAMBRIDGE, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
MS. R.16.2
Alternate Names:
Cambridge, Trinity College Library R.16.2
Origin:
England -- Great Britain --
Dimensions:
31 folios + 2 flyleaves -- 428 x 308mm. (pages were originally even larger)
Date Description:
1242-1250
Content:
French text of the Apocalypse, with abbreviated and condensed translation of the commentary by Berengaudus.
Hand:
Gothic (Littera formata) in various 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 gold-framed illustrations for the Book of Revelation -- very strong blue -- 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 .M58 2004 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Full-size digital color reproduction of the entire manuscript -- This new edition reproduces the feel of parchment --
Publication Date:
2004
Place of Publication:
Luzern, Switzerland
Publisher:
Faksimile Verlag Luzern
Printer:
Preparation of the picture data, the colour printing, the engraving and the rendering of the gold patina were done by Print & Art, Graz --
Notes:
Application of gold leaf by OFT GmbH, Neuss -- binding modelled on the original, by Buchbinderei Burkhardt, Monchaltorf/Zurich -- Commentary 1, first published in 2005, discussed the manuscript and the texts -- Commentary 2 contains transcriptions and translations of the texts in the manuscript and of the Life of St John in Paris, BnF fr. 19525 --
Type of Text:
apocalyptic, Biblical, commentary, devotional, hagiographical, New Testament, religious, translation, vernacular