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Homiliary (fragment).

Homiliary (fragment).

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Creator: Paul, the Deacon, approximately 720-799?, author.
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Date: [between 1140 and 1160].
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Decoration: on fol. 1r there is a fine 7-line decorated initial "E" in yellow filled with red geometric penwork on a ground of blue, green, and dark red, with four vine stems originating from the lower bar of the "E"; a guide letter appears in the margin opposite the decorated initial; 1-line initials are black uncials; rubrics written in red uncials; punctuated with the punctus; hyphenation and accents were added by a later hand.
Script: written in late Caroline minuscule.
The fragment was folded in half and used as a flyleaf (upper portion) and pastedown (lower portion) in another volume; scraps from a late twelfth- or early thirteenth-century manuscript that were also used in the binding are preserved glued onto this fragment; gift of the Yale University Library Associates; purchased from Kraus in 1948.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of Paul the Deacon's Homiliary.
Physical Description:
ff. 1 : parchment ; 503 x 386 mm.
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Object ID: 2004147
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