Book of Jesus, Son of Sirach, 11th-12th Century


Fragment from Book of Jesus, Son of Sirach and Book of Paralipomena

Fragment of parchment sheet; carolingian writing from 11th-12th Century; red decorated letters;
capital title
From a large format Italian Bible

The sheet bears the poetic text from the Book of Jesus “like the morning star among the clouds (in medio nebule) and as the full moon shone in his days, and as the sun shining and it shines in the Temple of the Lord”.

This sheet was used a cover for the following document: Acts concerning the Piccolomini family, and mainly Nicole, daughter of Nicolas-Jean-Guy Carli de Piccolomini, citizen of Sienna. 1515.
Notebook of 20 parchment sheets, in Italian and Latin. Notary seals

Height: 15 cm (6 in.) - Width: 22 cm (8-1/2 in.).

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013030376