file TAK/1/1 - Apocalypse

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TAK/1/1

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Apocalypse

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  • 1000-1100 (Creation)

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1 item

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Text from Apocalypse 21:3-20; likely written in the southern Netherlands. First line 1r: throno dicente(m) : Ecce tab(er)naculu(m) d(e)i cu(m) hominib(us) ./ et. First line 1v: bat muru(m) magnu(m) et altu(m) ./ habens portas duodeci(m) .^ et.

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  • Latin

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Neat and precise late Caroline minuscule with interlinear notation in dark brown ink

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Single parchment leaf written in one column. Parchment dimensions 197 x 137 mm, written space 160 x 88 mm, 22 lines. Distinct pricking in outer margin, modern pencil inscription reading "xiiith century" in lower margin of recto, red ink chapter notation in right margin of recto. One neat erasure with correction in line 7 of recto, some slight rubbing or deliberate erasure on verso.

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de Hamel, Christopher. 'Phillipps Fragments in Tokyo,' in The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honor of Toshiyuki Takamiya, eds. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal, and John Scahill. D. S. Brewer & Yushodo Press Ltd.: 2004. Pp. 19-44.

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