file TAK/1/15 - Theology

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  • c 1400 (Creation)

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Unidentified text appearing to be a portion of a sermon on the Annunciation; written in England and used in a binding, with sixteenth-century scribbles including "Constantine the greate the first Christian Emperour." First line 1r: eae ecc(lesio) .v. Ab omn(es) malo renocat sic ut et di(vi)tie su(n)t occasio omn(i)s. First line 1v: tenet he(m)nas dom dm sin . Et cu(m) gloria suscepisti me.


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  • Latin

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Fine, confident Gothic bastarda

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Parchment bifolium written in a single column, recto of first leaf heavily stained from binding and somewhat rubbed, traces of pencil ruling. Parchment dimensions for each leaf 284 x 180 mm, written space 187 x 115 mm, 40 lines. Dark brown ink, without decoration. Pencil note in upper margin of the second leaf's verso reading "xvth century."

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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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