Codex Eyckensis. An Insular Gospel Book from the Abbey of Aldeneik

Title:
Codex Eyckensis. An Insular Gospel Book from the Abbey of Aldeneik
Library:
Sint Katrien Kerk (Church of St. Catherine)
Language:
Latin
City:
MAASEIK, Belgium.
Shelf Mark:
Codex A (5 fols) and Codex B (fols. 6-1323)
Alternate Names:
Anglo-Saxon Gospels -- Maeseyck Gospels -- Maaseik Gospels --
Origin:
Trier, Germany or Echternach, Luxemburg? (see p. 33 of introduction) -- Northumbrian influence --
Dimensions:
133 folios -- 245 x 185 mm. -- Heavily trimmed, A may have been slightly larger than B --
Date Description:
First half of the 8th century
Content:
Insular Gospel Book -- Latin Vulgate text of the Gospels, with Vetus Latina readings --
Hand:
Caroline minuscule [Carolingian minuscule] and Insular minuscule -- Insular half-uncial (see p. 23) --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Evangelist portrait (Codex A, fol. 1v) and Eusebian canon tables (A, fols. 2-5 and B, fols. 6-11) -- some large initial decorated with (presumably red, see p. 40 of introduction) dots in the Insular style --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection BS 2552 .C63 1994 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
full-size photographic reproduction of the entire manuscript -- mostly monochrome -- Frontispiece and Eusebian tables in color -- white margins around each page --
Publication Date:
1994
Place of Publication:
Maaseik, Belgium
Publisher:
Maaseik Town Council, Museactron, Lekkerstraat 5, 3680
Printer:
Produced by Standaard Uitgeverij, Antwerp, Belgium -- Photogravure De Schutter, Antwerp, Belgium
Notes:
Introduction by Christian Coppens, Albert Derolez, Hubert Heymans -- Design and typesetting: Johan Buijs -- Lithography: Photogravure De Schutter, Antwerp, Belgium -- Paper: Donside Paper Company --
Type of Text:
Biblical, Gospel Book, liturgical, New Testament, religious