Biblia Sacra Vulgata (NT)

Ioh. 9:2-19


Cluj-Napoca, Biblioteca Academiei Române, C.56750

Remarks by the Editor

Description made during the Codicology I course of the Diplôme Européen d'Études Médiévales (DEEM), organised by the Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Études Médiévales (FIDEM). Tutor: Adrian Papahagi.  

General Information

Title Biblia Sacra Vulgata (Novum Testamentum)
Shelfmarks C.56750
Material Parchment
Place of Origin Central Europe
Date of Origin 1351-1450
Script, Hands

One hand, northern Gothic textualis.

Original Condition

Page Height 360 – 370 mm
Page Width 250 – 260 mm
Height of Written Area 260 mm
Width of Written Area 170 mm
Number of Columns 2
Width of Columns 75 mm
Number of Lines 35
Line Height 7 – 8 mm
Ruling ink ruling

Current Condition

Extent most of the original leaf
Dimensions 350 x 200 mm
More about the Current Condition

The inner margin (ca. 30 mm) and another ca. 15 mm from the left column were trimmed.

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


Highlighted initials (1 line, red).


  • Content Item
    • Text Language Latin
    • Title Biblia Sacra Vulgata (NT)
    • Content Description

      Evangelium secundum Iohannem 9:2-19.

      ...//Et interrogauerunt [eum] discipuli sui: Rabi [quis] peccauit... X Hic est filius vester quem vos dicitis// [quia caecus natus est]...

    • C_56750



Central Europe


The host volume belonged to the Jesuit school of Cluj, then to the Catholic High School. The following ownership annotations and marks can be found on the frontispiece of the host volume:

"Residentiae Claudiopolitanae Societatis Iesu 1701"; "Bibliotheca Lycei Regalis Claudiopolitani 1831"; stamp "Rom. Kat. Lyceum Könyvtár Kolozsvártt" (s. XIX); 'Academia Republicii Populare Române: Biblioteca Filialei Cluj" (s. XX2).

Host Volume

Title De notis ministrorum libri duo oppositi Iacobi Zaborovii, in coetu Calvinistico ministri, responsioni futili ad nodum Gordium, auctore Martino Smiglecio Soc. Iesu.
Date of Origin/Publication 1617
Place of Origin/Publication Krakow
Shelfmark C.56750
Persons Smiglecius, Martinus (1564-1618)

Former shelfmarks: N 7 H 21 (s. XVIII-XIX, frontispiece, front pastedown), 81. D.7 (s. XX1, frontispiece, front pastedown).