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Quisio Bible

  • 'Quisio Bible'. Royal Academy of History, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

    'Quisio Bible'. Royal Academy of History, Madrid © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Manuscript

Date

9th century

Cultural background

Romanesque

Original title

Biblia de Quisio
Royal Academy of History
Madrid
Madrid
Madrid

With Visigoth script, it is also known as the “Gothic Bible of San Millán” as it was found in the San Millán Monastery and is a copy of a 7th-century Bible.

It comprises the books of the Bible including the Psalms and the Apocalypse, the prologues of Saint Jerome, the Canons of Eusebius (tables listing the common passages in the four Gospels) and a list of the abbots of San Millán.

Details of the work

Origin/Provenance
San Millán de la Cogolla

Object
Book

Dimensions
34 cm x 28 cm; 251 p.

Place of production
School in the Monastery of San Millán de la Cogolla

  

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