|Creator:||Gregory I, Pope, ca. 540-604.|
[between 1100 and 1150].
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Decoration: At the beginning of Homily 4 (fol. 2r) there is a 3-line initial "C" sketched, but not completed, in brown ink with foliate decoration; it may be a later addition; 1-line initials are brown uncials; the rubrics for Homily 4 and its lesson are written in red minuscule mixed with uncial forms, with red line-filler; there are no initials or rubrics for the beginning of each lesson; punctuated with the punctus, punctus elevatus, and punctus interrogativus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text; accents were added by a later hand; on fol. 2v there are three interlinear Latin glosses in a fifteenth-century hand; other fifteenth-century hands have added marginal notations and figures of heads on fols. 7v-8r.
Gift of the Yale University Classical Club; purchased from Kraus in 1948.
Script: written in late Caroline minuscule.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of Gregory the Great's Homiliae xl in evangelia.
ff. 1-8 : parchment ; 266 x 192 mm.
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