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Leaf from a Lectionary

Image attached to MS 1-2007

An image of Illuminated Manuscript. Leaf from a Lectionary. Excerpts from the Gospel of St John (7:40-53 and 11:47-49) and from Jeremiah 17:13-18. Gothic bookhand (textualis). Parchment, 237 x 173 (190 x 120) mm, 25 long lines, ruled in faint brown ink. Red arabesque initials [3 ll.] with floral or zoomorphic decoration on blue and green background; red penwork one-line initials. Parchment, gold, 1150-1200. Germany, Middle Rhine.

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Illuminated Manuscript. Leaf from a Lectionary. Excerpts from the Gospel of St John (7:40-53 and 11:47-49) and from Jeremiah 17:13-18. Gothic bookhand (textualis). Parchment, 237 x 173 (190 x 120) mm, 25 long lines, ruled in faint brown ink. Red arabesque initials [3 ll.] with floral or zoomorphic decoration on blue and green background; red penwork one-line initials. Parchment, gold, 1150-1200. Germany, Middle Rhine.

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  • Accession Number: MS_1_2007r
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Andrew Morris
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  • Image width: 1024 pixels
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  • Filesize: 328.29kB

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12th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending arabesque Christianity Early Medieval Fitz_MSPB German gospel Gothic bookhand (textualis) illuminated illumination initial lectionary manuscript manuscript leaf Medieval Middle Ages parchment penwork religion religious script texts

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