Fol. 194r, Judith, historiated initial A, Judith beheading Holofernes

Bound illuminated manuscript in latin; brown morocco binding; ink, tempera and gold on vellum; 533 leaves | 35.6 x 24.2cm | c. 1275-1300

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Biblical manuscripts were highly prized and important possessions of churches, monasteries, cathedral schools, and universities throughout medieval Europe. The biblical texts were known as the vulgate, the translations made by Saint Jerome in the fou...
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