file TAK/1/20 - Theology

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  • 1300-1400 (Creation)

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Text from an unidentified theological work, written in England. Taken from a binding. First line 1r: ac (con)(ste?)rnim et pet(?)ri ex quo (con)esud(alis?) q(ue) om(n)is homo. First line 1v: nisi si(n)t et novi lex nec (?)tucisio . nec a(liqui)d a(?)d q(uia).


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  • Latin

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Neat, compressed Gothic cursiva with frequent abbrevation

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Single parchment leaf in double columns, staining and severe rubbing from use as binding material on the recto. Parchment dimensions 340 x 222 mm, total written space 267 x 178 mm, space between columns 10 mm, text columns 82 and 85 mm, 55 lines per column. Black ink with occasional red and blue paragraph marks, undecorated. Pencil note reading "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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