file TAK/1/10 - Planctus de Maria Magdalena

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Planctus de Maria Magdalena


  • 1200-1300 (Creation)

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Text from the Planctus de Maria Magdalena of Pseudo-Origen. Written in the southern Netherlands, likely at a Cistercian house due to the style of punctuation; another copy of this text was at Cambron. First line 1r: phis qui\t/ ili .7 quia no(n) metuebas ut illi .~ Certe nichil. First line 1v: to ungebas . lacrimis rigabas .7 et capillis tergebas .'


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  • Latin

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Smooth, somewhat curved late transitional script

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Bifolium, parchment, written in a single column, somewhat darkened; lightly ruled in pencil and ink. Parchment dimensions for each leaf 314 x 215 mm, written space 230 x 130 mm, 30 lines. Black ink, with capitals highlighted in red.

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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.

Additional descriptions by Margaret Silvers.

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