Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis - An Echternach Gospel Book of the Eleventh Century - Facsimile edition with commentary
Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis - An Echternach Gospel Book of the Eleventh Century - Facsimile edition with commentary
Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis - An Echternach Gospel Book of the Eleventh Century - Facsimile edition with commentary
Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis - An Echternach Gospel Book of the Eleventh Century - Facsimile edition with commentary

Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis - An Echternach Gospel Book of the Eleventh Century - Facsimile edition with commentary

79: Uppsala University, 1971. Limited Edition. Hardcover. One of 500 copies. Two volumes.*** A facsimile edition of Codex Caesareus Upsaliensis, also known as "Evangeliary of Henry III -- The Emperor's Bible of Uppsala", one of the seven Gospel-books written in Echternach during the second and third quarter of the eleventh century. The Gospels were written in brownish-black ink, which sometimes shows considerable variation in hue. The initial letter of each sentence and the colophons were filled with gold or color, the smaller capitals inside the text columns and the rubrics were always written with gold. *** One of the characteristics which immediately catches the eye is its truly royal size of about 38 x 28 centimeters and hefty weight, being among the largest ever produced by the Ottonian School. The manuscript is in Uppsala University Library, this facsimile edition was published on the occasion of the university library's 350th anniversary.***Immaculate condition, both the facsimile copy and the commentary are well kept and crisp. Original slipcase has no dents. Commentary in English, facsimile's 159 folios in Latin. Fine. Item #2312

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