Mss. Number, Title

14, Leaf from Bede's Homilia

Creator

Bede

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Location

Italy

Creation Date

1150

Description

St. Bede the Venerable (673-735). Recto of manuscript leaf from Bede's Homilia, circa 12th century.

Text in Latin from Homilia I, 8. (In purificatione sanctae Mariae; Feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary, February 2).

Two columns, 44 lines. Damaged at top and outer edge. Recto is erased or badly worn; only the initial "S" in red and blue is legible. The "S" is the initial for the beginning of the Homily: "Sollemnitatem."

Modern printed text is found in Beda Venerabilis opera. Pars III/IV. Turnholti [Belgium] : Typographi Brepols, 1955, pp. 128-130.

Rose-Wright Manuscript Collection no. 6.

Original Format

1 leaf; manuscript on vellum

Original Size

41 cm

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/34712

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