The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages Facsimile Edition

France — Ca. 1250

Luminous Gothic miniatures on a golden background: a magnificently illuminated picture Bible from Northern France concerning the Old Testament and the history of Jacob

  1. The work created between 1200 and 1250 is a fine example of the so-called Channel School in Northern France

  2. It contains 48 full-page miniatures, each representing a single scene from the first two books of the Old Testament

  3. The Gothic miniatures have shiny golden backgrounds in the Byzantine style and captions in French

The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

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The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages

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Codicology

Alternative Titles
Schatzbibel des Mittelalters
Size / Format
96 pages / 18.6 × 14.9 cm
Origin
France
Date
Ca. 1250
Style
Language
Illustrations
48 full-page miniatures on a bright gold background
Content
Scenes from the Book of Genesis

Available facsimile editions:
The Treasure Bible of the Middle Ages – French MS 5 – John Rylands Library (Manchester, United Kingdom) Facsimile Edition
Imago – Rimini, 2019
Limited Edition: 499 copies
Facsimile Editions

#1 Schatzbibel des Mittelalters

Imago – Rimini, 2019

Publisher: Imago – Rimini, 2019
Limited Edition: 499 copies
Binding: Black velvet with metal applications and a red center garnet
Commentary: 1 volume
Language: German
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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