Praefatio Eusebii Ieronimi in Ezram


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 315

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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General Information

Title: Praefatio Eusebii Ieronimi in Ezram : manuscript, [11--]

Material: vellum

Script, Hands:

mature 12th-century minuscule script

Original Condition

Number of Columns: 2

Number of Lines: 30

Current Condition

More about the Current Condition:

The fragment is of 22 lines of 1 column

Book Decoration


On the recto is a 6-line initial U made up of interlace in blue, green and orange. 


  • Content Item
    • Persons: Jerome, Saint, -419 or 420.
    • Text Language: Latin
    • Title: Praefatio Eusebii Ieronimi in Ezram
    • Remarks:

      Probably part of the same ms. as Paris Bibl. nat. de Fr. lat. 8823, to be identified with a 5-volume Bible of the Cistercian abbey of Pontigny. 


  • Light, Bible in the twelfth century, 15 no. 2. 

  • M. Peyrafort-Huin, La bibliothèque médiévale de l'Abbaye de Pontigny (2001), 556-7.