|Creator:||Hieronymus de Neapoli|
s. XV^^2 [2nd half 15th century]
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Script: Written by two scribes. Scribe 1 (ff. 1r-22r) in informal humanistic script. Scribe 2 (ff. 22r-54v) in fere-humanistic script.
Gold initial, 4-line, infilled and surrounded by blue penwork designs, on f. 1r for beginning of prologue; charming border extending down inner margin, in blue and purple penwork, with gold dots, incoporates grotesque with gold tongue. Plain red initials, 3- to 2-line, with purple penwork, for first incipit. Headings and paragraph marks in red throughout. Guide-letters for rubricator.
Some folios repaired with modern paper or parchment along lower margin.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Rigid vellum case.
The author Hieronymus Miraballius of Naples was vicar general of the Olivetan order 1417-20, 1431-35.
Manuscript on parchment of Book for the instruction of monks.
i, 54, i l.
200 x 139 (140 x 99) mm.
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