Item 0102-04 - French pocket Bible leaf

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French pocket Bible leaf

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  • Textual record

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CA MRUASC C0003-S4-0102-04

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  • [ca. 1260] (Creation)

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1 leaf : col. ill., vellum ; 16 x 10 cm

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Item is an illuminated leaf from a French pocket Bible, likely from Paris. The leaf features text from the Book of Obadiah in minute Gothic miniscule script in two columns. The recto features an elongated whimsical creature (possibly a griffon?) between the two columns of text, and the verso contains a 6-line historiated initial depicting the prophet Obadiah seated and holding a scroll.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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  • Latin

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  • Gothic

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Created June 19, 2018 by SD.

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