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Biblia Hispalense

  • Biblia Hispalense © Biblioteca Nacional de España

    Biblia Hispalense © Biblioteca Nacional de España

     
  

Category

Manuscript

Date

10th-11th centuries

Cultural background

Pre-Romanesque

Original title

Biblia Hispalense
Spanish National Library
Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

This work, of Moorish influence, is written in Latin, in Visigoth lower case, although it also contains titles in Hebrew and notes in Arabic.

It is also known as "Codex Toletanus". It is made up of sets of eight-page parchment booklets. The text is distributed into three columns of 63-65 lines It contains texts from the Old and New Testaments, with prefaces, prologues and arguments by St. Jerome, St. Isidore and others.

Details of the work

Object
Manuscript

Dimensions
375 pages (3 col., 63 lines). Parchment. 44 x 32 cm.

Place of production
Seville Scriptorium

  

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