file TAK/1/13 - Commentaria in Epistolam ad Romanos

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Commentaria in Epistolam ad Romanos


  • c.1100 (Creation)

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From the Commentaria in Epistolam ad Romanos by Origen (Rufinus's translation). The text on this leaf contains commentary on Romans 6:3-4. Written at Cambron Abbey in the Southern Netherlands; another leaf (Keio UL 170X/9/18/19) is inscribed "de Camberone." First line 1r: ait . conformes mortis chr(ist)i effectos . q(u)i semel. First line 1v: ditie ad munda(m) syndone(m) deferendum.


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  • Latin

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Precise, pointed and wedge-like late Caroline minuscule

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Single parchment leaf, double columns, heavily ruled in pencil with noticable pricking in both margins. Parchment dimensions 339 x 240 mm, total written space 250 x 180 mm, space between columns 15 mm, text columns 81 mm, 35 lines per column. In dark brown ink, one green and one purple initial on recto; modern pencil note "xiiith century" in lower margin of 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.

Additional descriptions by Margaret Silvers.

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