Codex Amiatinus, the oldest complete Latin Bible

Codex Amiatinus, before 716, Wearmouth-Jarrow, 50.5 x 34.0 cm (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, MS Amiatino 1). Speakers: Dr. Claire Breay, Head of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts and Dr. Beth Harris

Additional resources

This manuscript in the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana

This manuscript in the British Library’s Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms exhibition

The Codex Amiatinus and the St Cuthbert Gospel, British Library essay

Cite this page as: Dr. Claire Breay, The British Library and Dr. Beth Harris, "Codex Amiatinus, the oldest complete Latin Bible," in Smarthistory, February 8, 2019, accessed April 16, 2024,