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Baltimore, Walters Art Museum, Manuscripts and Rare Books,  MS W.7
Description:Reichenau Gospels ff. 202 - Bound, 19th century, in parchment covered pasteboard. - St. Peter's, Reichenau. Sir Thomas Brooke, Huddersfield, Yorkshire (after 1854); Ingraham Brooke sale, Sotheby's, 7 March 1913, lot 8; Leon Gruel; Henry Walters (date and mode of acquisition unknown); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest. - De Ricci, pp. 767, 2289. D. E. Miner, "A Late Reichenau Evangeliary in the Walters Gallery Library," Art Bulletin18 (1936) 168-185. L. M. C. Randall, Illuminated Manuscripts: Manuscripts in Miniature(Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, 1984) pl. 6
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin Country: Germany Century: 11th

Part 1: ff. 1-202v
Description: - Parchment - 231 x 166 mm - Quires numbered consecutively on bottom verso of last page of quire. 20 long lines. 2 sets of numbers in upper corners: 1 is foliation, 1 is pagination.
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: City: Reichenau
Assigned Date: s. XISearchable Date Range: 1000 - 1099
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
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Script: Caroline minuscule
Figurative Decoration: Symbols and figures of the evangelists; the abbot of the monastery and St. Peter (?) on f. 9v.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-202v
Title: Bible, N. T., Gospels
Language(s): Latin
Notes: On ff. 1-8v, canon tables; ff. 10-64, prologue, chapter list and gospel of Matthew; ff. 64-99, prologue, chapter list and gospel of Mark; ff. 101v-159, prologue, chapter list and gospel of Luke; ff. 159v-202v, prologue, chapter list and gospel of John.