Life of St. Benedict

Pope Gregory I, De vita et miraculis venerabilis Benedicti


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

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