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Image Number: 
Bookreader Latin MS 83
Reference Number: 
Latin MS 83
Previous Accession Number: 
Crawford 93
Parent Work Title: 
S. Gregorii Moralia in Iob
Alternative Parent Work Title: 
Moralia in Job
Translated Parent Work Title: 
St Gregory's commentary on Job
Creator: 
Gomez
Creator Role: 
Scribe
Creator: 
Gregory I, Pope, approximately 540-604
Creator Role: 
Author
Display Creator: 
Gregory the Great
Date Created: 
10th century
Description: 
Manuscript of 'S. Gregorii Moralia in Iob'. Modern binding of brown leather, with blind tooling by Zaehnsdorf. The manuscript contains a number of small decorative initials, mostly the work of one hand. In the latter part of the manuscript, birds, animals, fish, and human figures occur and are purely decorative. The text of Job is written in red throughout. The text is written in double columns of 47 lines to a page. Written in Spain, in the 10th century by a scribe named Gomez, in a good, clear, small Visigothic hand.
Language Code: 
lat-ES
Subject: 
Bible--Commentaries
Subject: 
Bible. O.T.
Subject: 
Christianity
Subject: 
Religion
Category of Material: 
Manuscripts
Sub-Category: 
Codex
Technique Used: 
Handwriting
Technique Used: 
Blind tooling
Medium: 
Ink
Support: 
Vellum
Support: 
Leather
Item Height: 
420 mm
Item Width: 
300 mm
Current Repository: 
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Provenance: 
Lindsay family Earls of Crawford and Balcarres, former owner
Provenance: 
Bateman, Thomas, 1821-1861, former owner
Rights Holder - Image: 
The University of Manchester Library
Rights holder - Work: 
The University of Manchester Library
Access Rights: 
Creative Commons License
References: 
James, M.R., A Descriptive Catalogue of the Latin Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library at Manchester (Manchester, 1921), reprinted with an introduction and additional notes and corrections by F. Taylor (Munich, 1980)
Date Captured (yyyy-mm-dd): 
2011-10-05
Image Creation Technique: 
Digital capture by The University of Manchester Library
Date Image Added (yyyy-mm): 
2011-12
Metadata Language: 
eng-GB
Collection Code: 
Medieval