MINIATURIST, French
(active around 750-770 in Laon)

Augustinus Hipponensis: Quaestiones et locutiones in Heptateuchum

750-70
Manuscript (Cod. lat. 12108), 305 x 220 mm
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

This manuscript was produced in northern France, probably in Laon. It was written in Latin by St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo and contains the author's explanations of the Bible.

The manuscript consists of folios A-C and 165 further folios. It begins with an opening page (folio Cv), followed by the incipit page (folio 1r) and the following folios contain many decorative initials.

The picture shows the first page of the text (folio 1v).