Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli
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Excerpt from the Media Glossatura in Epistolas Pauli by Gilber de la Porrée; this leaf contains the end of Philippians and the beginning of Colossians. Cf. TAK/1/12. First line 1r: Cauisus su(m) (et) c(u)m . hic (com)memorat q(ue) sibi necc(esar)ia sepe miser(e)t(ur). First line 1v: et sex(us) (et) etates (et) condiciones moraliter mistruit.
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curved but smooth and neat late Caroline hand
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The third of three separate parchment leaves written in double columns and ruled in pencil (cf. TAK/1/12 and TAK/1/25). 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 ".COLO." on recto and ".AD." on verso, small piece of dark purple cloth sewn in to parchment to cover the gilt initial on the recto, modern pencil notation reading "xiiith century" in upper margin verso
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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