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De potestate ecclesiastica

De potestate ecclesiastica

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Creator: Gerson, Jean, 1363-1429
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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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.
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Manuscript on parchment (irregularly trimmed pieces) of Jean Gerson, De potestate ecclesiastica.
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ff. ii + 32 + ii : parchment ; ca. 240 x 167 (175 x 85) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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Object ID: 10269769
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