file TAK/1/12 - Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli

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Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli


  • 1150-1200 (Creation)

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Gilbert de la Porrée's Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli; this leaf with text from no. 12, end of Romans and beginning of I Corinthians. Written in the southern Netherlands, almost certainly at Cambron; another leaf from the same MS, now at the Bodleian, is inscribed "de Camberone." First line 1r: faciunt ./ et declinate ab ei\s/ . hu. First line 1v: Corinthii sunt achaici . qui p(er) ip(su)m apo.


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  • Latin

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Curved but smooth and neat late Caroline hand

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One of three separate parchment leaves in double columns, ruled in pencil. Parchment dimensions 346 x 240 mm, total written space 243 x 154 mm, space between columns 9 mm, text columns 74 and 76 mm, ruled for 27 lines with alternating biblical text in larger script and commentary in a smaller version of the same hand. Written in black ink; illuminated initials with red and blue floral decoration, red and blue capitals, multiple phrases underlined in red, some contemporary marginal notation. Red and blue running titles ".RO." and ".AD CORINTHIOS." on recto and verso, red ink page number .xvi. in upper right corner recto, lower margin verso with quire mark in brown ink reading .IIII(us) and faded pencil notes.

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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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