[N.T. Apocalypse with glossa ordinaria]

Uniform title
Manuscript, Book
[France or Rhineland?] ; [11--].
52 leaves : parchment ; 215 x 140 mm


Former owner
Summary note
An early copy of the Glossa ordinaria on the Apocalypse, written, annotated and expanded by several hands before the text of the gloss became standardized.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from printed catalog.
  • Decoration: Two initials with red and green foliate penwork, a few litterae notabiliores for incipits.
  • Origin: Probably written in northeastern France or Rhineland.
Binding note
United States, 20th century. Bound for Princeton University Library by Scott Husby.
Language note
In Latin
Early and intermediate provenance unknown. Acquired by Robert Garrett (1875-1961), of Baltimore, Maryland, Class of 1897 from the Berlin bookseller Martin Breslauer (1871-1940) in 1905 and donated to Princeton University Library in 1942.
Source acquisition
Gift; of Robert Garrett, Princeton Class of 1897, 1942.
  • Medieval & Renaissance manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, pages 28-29
  • Ricci, S. de. Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, volume 1, page 870
Cite as
Garrett MS. 32, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Online description and images of miniatures available in two subscription-based resources: ArtStor (www.artstor.org) and the Index of Christian Art (http://ica.princeton.edu/).
Other title(s)
New Testament Apocalypse with Glossa ordinaria
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