file TAK/1/25 - Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli

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Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli


  • 1150-1200 (Creation)

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Excerpt from Gilbert de la Porrée's Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli. This leaf contains the end of II Corinthians and beginning of Galatians. Cf. TAK/1/12. First line 1r: bit omne u(er)bum Predixi . et p(re). First line 1v: te inuicem in o\s/culo s(an)c(t)o . Saluta(n)t.


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  • Latin

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Curved but smooth and neat late Caroline hand

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The second of three separate parchment leaves in double columns, ruled in pencil. Parchment dimensions 346 x 240 mm, total written space 243 x 154 mm, space between columns 9 mm, text columns 74 and 76 mm, ruled for 27 lines with alternating biblical text in larger script and commentary in a smaller version of the same hand. Illuminated initials with red and blue floral decoration, red and blue capitals, multiple phrases underlined in red. Running titles in red and blue reading ".COR." on recto and ".AD." on verso, red ink page mark ~xiii~ in upper right corner of recto, small fragment of cloth attached to outer 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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