Biblia Sacra - 1250 - EXODUS 21:36-24:2

Biblia Sacra – 1250 – EXODUS 21:36-24:2






EXODUS 21:36-24:2. “Consequences”. This pocket-bible Manuscript was produced and illuminated in Northern France, c.1250. 4.75″ x 3.25″. Heavily illuminated with blue and red scrolling penwork from top to bottom along two columns, 45 lines per column and 13 lines per inch, 3 larger initials, full heading. FINE+ condition; shaved lower edge into scroll work, slightly shaved upper edge towards inner edge; clear and precise writing. Text follows the giving of the Ten Commandments, and explains their “consequences” for the Children of Israel, particularly in regard to watch out for idolatry and to protect the stranger/alien among you. English translation excerpts from Chapters 22 and 23. A very fine, well executed leaf on very thin creamy white vellum. For larger manuscripts, see under the “Bifold Portfolios” category.

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Bible / Date

Biblia Sacra / 1250-1350




4.75" x 3.25"