Manuscript Latin Bible dating from the early 13th century, being the first volume of a set, and containing the Books Genesis to Ruth preceded by a commentary. The manuscript is the work of several hands.
Bible (Genesis to Ruth)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 785
- Dates of CreationEarly 13th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin
- Physical Description1 volume containing 204 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
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The manuscript is part of a collection of bibles bequeathed to the University of London Library by Mrs.Ethel M.Wood in 1971.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
6½" x 4". Initials in red; marginal pen decorations. Modern vellum binding.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
Conditions Governing Use
Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.