Life of St. Benedict

Pope Gregory I, De vita et miraculis venerabilis Benedicti


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 965

Elena Iourtaeva, Houghton Library, 2018 (Not Printed)

General Information

Title: De vita et miraculis venerabilis Benedicti

Material: vellum

Script, Hands:

Written in a 12th-century Italian minuscule hand in brown ink in 2 columns. Initial letters are uncials in red separated into the margins. 

Original Condition

Page Height: 490 mm

Page Width: 350 mm

Height of Written Area: 375 mm

Width of Written Area: 242 mm

Number of Columns: 2

Width of Columns: 110 mm

Number of Lines: 46

Line Height: 9 mm


An old folio-number 249 appears in the margin of the rec