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Guide to Eusebius, of Caesarea Historia Ecclesiastica. Manuscript, 15th century

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Eusebius, of Caesarea Historia Ecclesiastica. Manuscript (Ms 18)


15th century

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 18


1 volume, 26 x 19 cm.


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, eleven books, in the Latin version of Rufinus. Text in Latin. Codex Ms 18.

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Latin translation by Tyrannius Rufinus (circa 345-410), presbyter of Aquileia in North Italy, of Eusebius' Historia Ecclesiastica, today the major source for the history of Christianity to 325. Includes marginal notes, versals in blue and vermillion with tracework in the contrasting color, and minor illumination in polychrome and gold.

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 18

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