Gospel Book fragment

Record ID: 
76983
Accession number: 
MS G.58
Title: 
Gospel Book fragment
Created: 
Probably Italy, between 650 and 699.
Binding: 
19th-century Middle Hill pasteboards.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
5 leaves (2 columns, 31 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 295 x 218 mm
Provenance: 
Sir Thomas Phillipps (ms. 1329); Katharine Fenwick; Thomas FitzRoy Fenwick; purchased in Jan. 1960 from H.P. Kraus, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. Gospel Book single leaves; written and illuminated probably in Italy, end of the 7th century.
Texts: Matthew 10:25-11:5; Mark 11:10-28, 13:33-14:15; John 6:13-34, 8:47-9:11.
Decoration: some initials heightened in silver.
Two other leaves from this manuscript are in the Beinecke Library, Yale University (M.481)--Cf. Twenty-first report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986.

Script: 
uncial.
Language: 
In Latin;
Century: 
Classification: