The Nowell codex; British Museum Cotton Vitellius A.XV, second ms., edited by Kemp Malone.

British Library. Manuscript. Cottonian Vitellius A. xv.. 1963.

Image of The Nowell codex; British Museum Cotton Vitellius A.XV, second ms., edited by Kemp Malone.

Fire damage to top and outer edges can be clearly seen in this reproduction of the first two pages of the Beowulf manuscript. The first symbol, known as thorn, is derived from an ancient rune. Both letters are still used in modern Icelandic.

Metadata Details
Item Type Facsimile
Title The Nowell codex; British Museum Cotton Vitellius A.XV, second ms., edited by Kemp Malone.
Creator British Library. Manuscript. Cottonian Vitellius A. xv.
Publication Date 1963
Call Number folio PR1505 .B7
Location General Collections