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Martinus Oppaviensis; Accounts

Martinus Oppaviensis; Accounts

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Chronicon pontificum et imperatorum
Creator: Martinus, Polonus, d. 1279
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Date: ca. 1400
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Script: Art. 1 is probably copied by one hand writing Gothica Cursiva Libraria becoming more rapid towards the end. Art. 2 is written at various moments by one hand writing Gothica Cursiva Antiquior Currens in compressed and irregular lines, sometimes difficult to decipher.
In art. 1 the headings have not been executed (instructions for the rubricator in the lower margins in the first quire). Neither have the 2-line initials been executed, for which there are guide letters; the first initial only (a 3-line plain initial in black), f. 1r, has been made. Art. 2 is undecorated.
Many pages water-stained and damaged, especially the lower margins. F. 1 and art. 2 badly spoilt by the use of a reagent.
Binding: Fifteenth century. Quarter red leather (pigskin) and oak boards with rounded edges; the leather fixed on the boards with iron nails; sewn on three split leather thongs. Remnants of one strap attached to the rear board, with a brass pin in the front board. Part of the iron attachment for a chain preserved at the top of the rear board. Yellowish leather pastedowns, now detached.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Martinus Oppaviensis OP (Martinus Polonus, Martin of Troppau, d. 1278), Chronicon pontificum et imperatorum, with continuations up to pope Clemens VI (1342-1352). 2) Accounts and other documents from the years 1385-1403, dealing with farms in Germany.
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ff. ii + 120 : paper ; 275 x 205 mm.
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Curatorial Area: General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Object ID: 2011539
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