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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 019
Description: ff. i + 507 + i - English blue morocco - Duke of Sussex collection; his sale (1844) to Bohn. Lenox collection. - De Ricci, 1318. Shirley Adams, "Ut pictura poesis The Aesthetics of Motion in Pictorial Narrative and the Divine Comedy" Stanford Italian Review(1987), 77-94; esp. 91 and 94, figs. 3 and 5. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 13.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Dr. Susan L'Engle for her extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 8
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA019_41
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1-507v
Description: - Parchment - 351 x 225 mm - 54 lines in two columns, ruled in light pencil. Prickings and some catchwords visible.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: Emilia RomagnaCity: Bologna
Assigned Date: s. XIII3/4Searchable Date Range: 1250 - 1275
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several, incl. noting hands on ff. 1, 507r-v
Script: Italian round gothic
Artist(s): Master of Paris lat. 22 and workshop
Figurative Decoration: Large illuminated initials at opening of each book showing scenes from that book.
Other Decoration: Smaller illuminated initials in many colors (blue, orange, grey etc) throughout. Red and blue initials with elaborate opposing-color penwork extending far into margins. Names of books and chapter numbers in red and blue. Rubrics.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-507v
Title: Incipit prologus sancti ieronimi presbyteri super omnes libros veteris et novi testimenti ad paulinum. Bible
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Frater ambrosius michi tua munuscula preferens detulit
Explicit: Zuzim, consiliantes eos vel consiliatores eorum.
Notes: Contains prologues and Interpretation of Hebrew Names. 
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f. 1   List of the books of the Bible and Jerome's preface for the psalms in different hand.
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f. 2   Historiated initial of Jerome as scribe handing a scroll to another man. A grotesque, a rooster and a fox on the extensions of the border foliage.
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f. 5   Miniature of the Crucifixion with Mary and John. Genesis initial with the days of creation, Christ and the symbols of the four evangelists, the whole supported by a caryatid with a grotesque on either side.
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f. 193v   Initials with elaborate penwork, book name and chapter numbers in red and blue. Catchword.
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f. 197   Historiated initial of Job on the dungheap covered in sores, as his wife and friends look on.
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f. 506v   Explicit of Interpretation of Hebrew Names.
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f. 507   A pseudo etymological breakdown of the word Alleluia, done "secundum ebraicam expositionem."
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f. 507v   List of biblical passages useful for various purposes (to convert sinners, to put up with tribulations, etc.)
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