Gospel Harmony of Eusebius


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Gospel Harmony of Eusebius

ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Concordanze Evangeliche di Eusebio di Cesarea – Concordantiae Evangelicae of Eusebius Caesariensis – Tablas de Concordancia de los Evangelios por Eusebio de Cesarea – Die Evangelienharmonie des Eusebius – Festtagsevangelistar mit Kanontafeln.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 350 x 250 mm, 84 pp.
ORIGIN – Germany: Reichenau Abbey.
CHRONOLOGY – Second quarter of the 11th century.
FORMER OWNERS – The manuscript belonged to Tommaso Lamberti (an Italian physician) in the 15th century, as testified by a possession note (f. 42v).
GENRE – Christianity; Bibles / Gospels.
CONTENTS – Canon tables by Eusebius of Caesarea; 12 Gospel readings.
SCRIPT – Carolingian minuscule, roman square capitals, uncial.
SCRIBE – The codex is the work of just one scribe.
DECORATION – 19 canon tables; 11 full-page miniatures (Annunciation f. 20v, Adoration of the Magi f. 23v, Baptism of Jesus f. 25v, Presentation of Jesus at the Temple f. 27v, Entry into Jerusalem f. 29v, Last Supper f. 31v, The Three Marys at the Tomb f. 33v, Descent into Limbo f. 35v, Ascension f. 37v, Pentecost f. 39v, Dormition of the Mother of God f. 41v); 12 golden full-page initial letters.
STYLE – Ottonian.
EXTERNAL LINKS – Associazione Bibliofili Bresciani “Bernardino Misinta” (digitized manuscript) – Associazione Bibliofili Bresciani “Bernardino Misinta” (taken from “Tesori miniati”, Silvana editoriale, 1995).

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Tavole delle; degli Evangelisti; Armonie; Tables des Canons d’Eusèbe de Césarée


Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document. The facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document. The binding corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment.
PublisherUTET (Turin, 2006).
Limited edition – 444 copies.
Writing material – Special aged like-parchment paper.
Binding – Leather binding with incised decorations, cornerpieces and metal studs on the boards. Hand-bound.
Commentary (Italian)- Ennio Ferraglio.
Slipcase – Facsimile and commentary are presented in a wooden box.

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