file TAK/1/27 - Collectanea in Epistolas Pauli

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Collectanea in Epistolas Pauli


  • c.1200 (Creation)

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Beginning of Peter Lombard's Collectanea in Epistolas Pauli with the opening of the prologue. Most likely written in northern France or the southern Netherlands, from Cambron Abbey. First line 1r: Principia rerum. First line 1v: direxit unde quorumdam insania percutit(ur).


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  • Latin

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Neat but compressed early Gothic textualis

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Single parchment leaf in double columns, ruled in pencil. Parchment dimensions 362 x 242 mm, total written space 216 x 131 mm, space between columns 12 mm, text columns 58 and 60 mm, 48 lines per column. Black ink with fine illuminated floral initial in red and blue with a houndlike creature attached, red and blue capitals, red marginal notation with a brown ink note boxed off in red on the inner margin of recto. Rectangular piece of vellum cut from the outer margin, contemporary ink inscription reading "Liber sancte marie de Camberone" in lower margin of recto, modern pencil note "xiith century" in upper margin of recto.

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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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