Biblia Sacra – 1230 – JOB 37-39


“Queen Esther”


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JOB 37:13-40:2 [Vulgate: 37:13-39:32]. “God Answers Job”. Produced and Illuminated on fine, creamy vellum, in France, c.1230-1240. Uncut, with full headings and margins. Size: 6.6″ x 4.3″. With 2 small initials. In FINE+ condition overall, sm. hole to outer margin; see pics. COA on premium “gold leaf” paper w. gold seal. A nice example of a “pocket bible” or traveling Bible. Text from Ch 38-39 [40] is translated within the “Origins of the Vulgate Bible” opposite the COA. Text shows how the LORD GOD, after hearing from Job’s friends, answers Job (via penetrating questions). These questions form the basis for OT biblical theodicy. Sets in a museum-quality Trifold Portfolio. For larger manuscripts, see the “Bifold Portfolios” category.

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Biblia Sacra / 1200-1249




6.6" x 4.3"