|These examples of decorative initials are from the left hand column of the recto of the page. The initials are alternately in red and blue, the red ones having fine and elegant blue penwork decoration and the blues ones similarly adorned with red penwork. This is very much in the style of the miniature Bibles of the 13th century, as are the red and blue running headers at the top of each page. This is part of the more elegant aspect of the book production.|
|Sentences of Peter Lombard. From a private collection. Photographs © Dianne Tillotson.|
|Click on each of the above to walk your way through the text. The transcript will appear in a separate window so that you can use it for reference at any time. These exercises are designed to guide you through the text, not test you, so you can cheat as much as you like.|
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