Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Rylands Medieval Collection
Image Number:
JRL0906191dc
Reference Number:
English MS 895
Previous Accession Number:
R78096
Link to Catalogue:
Image Title:
Letter to Joseph of Arimathea
Parent Work Title:
Process of The Passion; The Gospel of Nicodemus
Alternative Parent Work Title:
Acta Pilate
Alternative Parent Work Title:
Acts of Pilate
Date Created:
15th century
Page:
116v
Image Sequence Number:
116v
Description:
Gospel of Nicodemus: Joseph is found in Arimathea and the Jewish elders send him a letter apologising for their treatment of him. The written space is 140 x 65 mm in a secretary-influenced short-r anglicana formata.
Language:
enm-GB
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Theology--History--M iddle Ages, 600-1500
Subject:
Apocryphal books (New Testament)
Subject:
Apocryphal Gospels
Type:
Text
Category of Material:
Archives and Manuscripts
Sub-Category:
Codex
Technique Used:
Scripts (writing)
Medium:
Ink
Support:
Vellum
Time Period Covered:
1 BCE - 500 CE
People Covered:
Joseph, of Arimathea, Saint
Item Height:
233 mm
Item Width:
140 mm
Current Repository:
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Provenance:
Taylor, Thomas
Provenance:
Dunn, George, of Woolley Hall, near Maidenhead.
Provenance:
Worthye, Roberte
Provenance:
Senleger, John, Sir
Provenance:
Hockmon, John
Provenance:
Freme, Henry
Rights Holder - Image:
JRUL
Rights holder - Work:
JRUL
References:
Tyson, Moses, 'Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library' (1928), p.28.
References:
Parts of this catalogue have been reproduced from Ker, N.R., 'Medieval manuscripts in British libraries, vol. III, Lampeter-Oxford' (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983), pp. 426-27. By kind permission of Oxford University Press.
Bibliography:
Hulme, William Henry (ed.), 'The Middle-English Harrowing of hell and Gospel of Nicodemus', Early English Text Society, Extra Series, vol. 100 (London: 1907), pp. xxxii sqq.
Notes:
British Library Egerton MS 2658 and Stonyhurst College Manuscript 43 B. xliii both contain the same pieces or piece, but are in different dialects, somewhat later in date, and do not contain the marginal additions mentioned, see bibliography note above. Photographs from the Stonyhurst manuscript supplying the text of the missing folios of the Rylands manuscript may be consulted in the Library as they have been made with the kind permission of the Rev. Fr. Rector of Stonyhurst.
Cost:
Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the London booksellers Maggs Bros for £30.00 in February 1937.
Date Captured:
2008-12-11
Image Creation Technique:
Digital capture by Heritage Imaging, The University of Manchester Library
Date Image Added:
2009-04
Metadata Language:
eng-GB

Letter to Joseph of Arimathea