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'... The Principal Incidents in the Holy Scriptures from the Creation to the Ascension of our Blessed Lord. Vol. 1...'

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MS. Add. C. 183

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'... The Principal Incidents in the Holy Scriptures from the Creation to the Ascension of our Blessed Lord. Vol. 1 F. W. L. Ross. 1855', a paraphrase of each book of the Bible in rhyming verse, preceded by an invocation. The text beg. 'The Creation. Hush'd are the loud Hosannas ! not a sound | Is heard to break the awful calm profound.'

This first volume extends to the end of Ezekiel, and contains 15772 lines.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1855 by F. W. L. Ross

Extent

684 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 183, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 183

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18681

Abstract

'... The Principal Incidents in the Holy Scriptures from the Creation to the Ascension of our Blessed Lord. Vol. 1...', written in A.D. 1855 by F. W. L. Ross.

Biographical / Historical

F. W. L. Ross (fl. 1855-1865).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28900.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mr. Ross to the Library in 1865.

Physical Facet

On paper; with gilt lock, binding, dark blue velvet with silver edges, clasps and ornaments, lined inside the covers with watered silk, contemporary; in a padded morocco case 11 3/4 × 10 in.

Dimensions

10 7/8 × 9 1/8 in.
Title
'... The Principal Incidents in the Holy Scriptures from the Creation to the Ascension of our Blessed Lord. Vol. 1...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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