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St. Bernard, Sermons on the Song of Solomon f.69v

St. Bernard, Sermons on the Song of Solomon f.69v

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1200

Shelfmark: Royal MS 6 C.ix

Item number: f.69v

Length: 34.3

Width: 21.7

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

The start of the 28th sermon is marked by a large green, blue, and red initial, with penwork flourishing in blue. In the upper margin are the column letters 'o' and 'p', the sermon number '27', and between the columns are line numbers (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 39) in the 13ht-century form of arabic numerals. In the lower margin is a quire number in roman numerals, VIII, and at the extreme lower edge is a cropped guide to the rubricator and an equally cropped catchword.

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