St Gregory the Great's Commentaries

Description

Gregory the Great (b. c. 540, d. 604) was a reformer of the early Church, whose writings offered practical wisdom and morality for medieval Christians. His commentary on the Book of Job, the Moralia in Job, was a key text, widely copied and owned in monasteries on both sides of the Channel.

This copy was produced in Luxeuil Abbey in Northern France, in the early eighth century as part of a multi-volume set. St Gregory provided reading aids to help users find the relevant passages in his substantial work and here they are emphasised by changes in the size and colour of the distinctive Luxeuil script.  

This manuscript was digitised with the support of The Polonsky Foundation.

Full title:
St Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job
Created:
1st quarter of the 8th century, Luxeuil-les-Bains
Format:
Manuscript
Language:
Latin
Creator:
Gregory I
Usage terms

Public Domain in most countries other than the UK.

Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Add MS 11878

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