Codex Aureus

The ever-fascinating BibliOdyssey has posted a simply gorgeous 9th century manuscript Gospel, the Codex Aureus of St. Emmeram. The book has many spectacular full-page illuminations, but what really attracts me is the beautiful uncial writing of the text pages.

Codex Aureus p. 44

See more at BibliOdyssey, which has links to the full online version and background information.

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2 comments on “Codex Aureus

  1. Matt says:

    A great work of art! Elegant! Exquisite!

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