Manuscripts

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS nouv. acq. lat. 1587

Gospels of St Gatien
  • s. viii-ix
  • Breton manuscripts
  • Breton manuscripts
Identifiers
Location
Collection: nouv. acq. lat.
Shelfmark
1587
Title
Gospels of St Gatien
(Codex Gatianus)
Type
gospelbooks
Gospel book
Description
Combination of the Vetus Latina and Jerome's Vulgate texts, copied in Brittany (or perhaps Wales or Cornwall?) from an Irish exemplar.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. viii-ix
8th-9th centuries
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Palaeographical information
Script
insular half uncial
Illumination
yes

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Gallica: bibliothèque numérique, Online: Bibliothèque nationale de France. URL: <http://gallica.bnf.fr>.

Secondary sources (select)

Alexander, Jonathan J. G., A survey of manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles, vol. 1: Insular manuscripts, 6th-9th century, London: Miller, 1978.
78–79
McGurk, Patrick, Latin gospel books from AD 400 to AD 800, Les Publications de Scriptorium 5, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam: Érasme; Standaard Boekhandel, 1961.
[id. 63.]
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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