file TAK/1/18 - Lectura in Decretales Gregorii IX

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Lectura in Decretales Gregorii IX


  • c. 1300 (Creation)

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Content Description: Latin, from Lectura in Decretales Gregorii IX by Henricus de Segusio (Hostiensis), text from book 1, chapter 2. Probably written in England or possibly France and used as as binding material. First line 1r: ch(risti)ani t(ame)n sallim (et) alia legis emo malia (pers)uare volebant (et) aug(us). First line 1v: p(er)cipiebant (et) p(ro) h(oc) e(st) . ar. q(ue) ro(m)ne consuetud(ini)s p(ro)pt(er) p(er)cipi p(rae)henda (et) in.


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Neat, highly compressed and abbreviated Gothic textualis

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Single parchment leaf written in double columns and trimmed at the lower margin, stains and scattered heavy rubbing on recto from binding, traces of pencil ruling. Remaining parchment dimensions 359 x 244 mm, remaining total written space 335 x 208 mm, space between columns 15 mm, text columns 96 mm, 78 lines remaining per column. Red and blue initials with minimal decoration, two manicula on recto, some marginal notation, red and blue "T" in upper margin of each side; dark brown ink. Pencil note in upper margin of verso reading "xivth 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.

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