|Creator:||Nicolas, de Byard|
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Script: Probably copied by one hand, writing a small, rapid Gothica Textualis/Semitextualis Libraria with numerous abbreviations.
Headings and underlining in red. Alternately red and blue paragraph marks. Alternately red and blue 2-line half inset flourished initials, respectively with penwork at the opening of the chapters, with guide letters. 6-line littera duplex with penwork in the same colours on f. 1v (opening of art. 2). Red heigthening of the majuscules in artt. 1 and 3.
Binding: Spine with four raised bands. On the spine and partly on the covers, an 18th century paper title label with handwritten inscription "Ancien / Manuscrit / sur / Velin / Complet / et ********" (cfr. MSS 940 and 941).
Manuscript on parchment containing 1) Nicolaus de Byard (ca. 1250), Tractatus de vitiis et virtutibus, often improperly titled Summa de abstinentia (themes treated in alphabetical order). 2) Readings for the liturgical year, referring to the chapters of Tractatus de vitiis et virtutibus, arranged as follows: the Vespers on Saturdays; Temporale and the feast of the Dedication of the church; Sanctorale ("De sanctis"), at the same time Common of the Saints.
ff. ii + 138 + iii : parchment
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