- Walters Ms. W.51, Bible
- This pocket-size Bible was created around the middle of the thirteenth century in England. It contains the Vulgate text of the Old and New Testaments, arranged in order and divided into chapters. Such Bibles, designed for individual rather than institutional use, began to be created on a large scale during the thirteenth century, especially in Paris. This manuscript is illuminated with a large number of small historiated initials, and also includes a somewhat later image of the Three Living and the Three Dead, a popular scene based on a French poem of the same century.
For full description, see http://www.thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W51/description.html
- 1260 to 1300
- Walters Art Museum