file TAK/1/28 - Postilla super Epistolas Pauli

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Postilla super Epistolas Pauli


  • c.1400 (Creation)

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Piece from Hugh of St. Cher's Postilla super Epistolas Pauli. Contains the end of the prologue and the opening of Romans. Written in England; this fragment taken from a binding with the pressmark D.D.3.


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  • Latin

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Neat, slanted Gothic textualis

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Upper half of a single parchment leaf in double columns, ruled in ink with pricking marks in inner margin, with heavy staining and rubbing to recto and some fading to verso. Remaining parchment dimensions 218 x 308 mm, remaining total written space 187 x 195 mm, space between columns 11 mm, text columns 90 and 91 mm, 35 remaining lines per column. Occasional red underlining, elaborate and colorful floral gilt decoration on verso. Modern pencil note reading "xivth century" in 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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