Yale University Library

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Beinecke Digital Collections

Legal Document (fragment).

Legal Document (fragment).

Call Number:
Language:
Date: [between 1490 and 1499].
Subjects:
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Decoration: the first word of the document ("Ich") is enlarged, with the initial "I" trailing down the margin of the entire text; there is no punctuation.
In German and Latin.
Script: written in a cursive gothic script (littera cursiva) in a hand similar to that of the scribe who wrote the document in MS 482.144.
The fragment was used as a flyleaf in the back cover of Beinecke Library, Zi +4486, copy 2; the flyleaf was removed from the binding before 1946, when the incunable was acquired by Yale.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of a contract concerning land near Bruneck, a description in Latin of the damage to Mohammed's tomb in Mecca by a storm in 1481, and an account of the coronation of Emperor Maximilian I at Aachen in 1486, written in southern German dialect.
Physical Description:
ff. 1 : parchment ; 177 x 286 mm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Catalog Record:
Extent of Digitization:
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2004113
Download:
   |   Metadata record
Cite this   |   Text this   |   Report this
 
Similar Items