|Creator:||Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429|
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Script: Written by a single scribe in fere-humanistic script, below top line.
Crude initial, red with an asymmetrical configuration of red and black penwork designs. Floral line-filler at conclusion of prologue. Plain red initials, 3- to 2-line, mark text divisions. Heading, f. 1r, in red. Majuscules stroked with yellow. Contemporary sketches of intertwining snakes on ff. i recto and ii verso.
Binding: Fifteenth century, Spain (?). Sewn on three tawed skin support, two pink, the central one green, laced into a thick parchment wrapper. Contemporary title written in ink on back cover: "Tractatus de potestate eclesiastica***". Rodent damage at tail.
Manuscript on parchment (irregularly trimmed pieces) of Jean Gerson, De potestate ecclesiastica.
ff. ii + 32 + ii : parchment ; ca. 240 x 167 (175 x 85) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University|
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