Saint Petersburg Bede

Wearmouth, Jarrow or York (United Kingdom) — 735–750

Saint Petersburg Bede

Saint Petersburg Bede

Lat. Q.v.I.18 National Library of Russia (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Alternative Titles:
  • Leningrad Bede
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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Leningrad Bede
Size / Format
162 folios / 27.0 × 15.0 cm
Date
735–750
Style
Script
Insular Minuscule Roman Capitalis
Illustrations
Numerous ornamental initials, including the oldest surviving historiated initial in Western art
Content
Bede’s Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (Ecclesiastical History of the English People) and Caedmon's Hymn
Previous Owners

1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Saint Petersburg Bede“

The Leningrad Bede
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The Leningrad Bede

1 volume: This facsimile is not complete.
Commentary
1 volume by Olof S. Arngart
Language: English
More Information
Monochrome reproduction of the entire original document (scope, format). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding. Facsimile and commentary are housed in separate parts of the same volume.
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