file TAK/1/22 - Margarita Decreti

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Margarita Decreti


  • 1200-1300 (Creation)

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1 item

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Text from Martinus Polonus's Margarita Decreti, including "Abstinencia." Written in England.


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  • Latin

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Fine fluid Gothic cursiva with frequent abbreviation

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Single parchment leaf written in a single column, slightly darkened at the margins with light staining, traces of light ink ruling. Parchment dimensions 232 x 160 mm, written space 200 x 134 mm, 41 lines. Written in brown ink, red capitals on the verso. Pencil note in upper margin of recto 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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