Coronation Gospels

Title:
Coronation Gospels
Library:
Kunstshistorisches Museum
Language:
Latin
City:
WIEN (VIENNA, Vienne), Austria
Shelf Mark:
In the Treasury of the Kunsthistorishes Museum, VIenna
Alternate Names:
Vienna Coronation Gospels -- Coronation Gospels of Charlemagne -- Das Krönungsevangeliar des Heiligen Römischen Reiches -- Codex aureus -- Treasury Gospels --
Origin:
Palace School of Charlemagne, Aachen (Germany)
Dimensions:
472 pages -- 340 x 265 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 800
Content:
Four Gospels with usual introductory materials --
Hand:
uncial for the Gospels -- rustic capital for the commentary -- golden ink is used for all writing --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
framed evangelist portraits in naturalistic style -- Eusebian canon tables -- All pages are stained purple --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ND 3359 .K76 K76 2012
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
This is the scholars version of the facsimile, with red velvet cover --
Publication Date:
2013
Place of Publication:
Munich
Publisher:
Faksimile Verlag
Type of Text:
Biblical, liturgical, New Testament, religious