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Collection of Texts on St. Barbara

Collection of Texts on St. Barbara

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Liber gloriose uirginis et martyris christi barbare
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Date: [between 1470 and 1480]
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Description:
Script: Written in a regular heavy hybrida formata script with features of bastarda by a single scribe who placed small circular flourishes above the letter u.
Binding: ca. 1500, Belgium. Covered in brown calf with corner tongues over wooden boards, a central panel diapered with blind-tooled triple fillets. Center and corner fittings and title written in a careful gothic bookhand under a brass-framed window on the upper board: "liber gloriose uirginis et martyris christi barbare". Lower board cut in for the straps which are attached with metal plates. Hasps of a chain on the lower board. Rebacked.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (thick, but good quality) of a Collection of Texts on St. Barbara. With a miscellany of texts including patristic works, moralistic poems, and prophecies.
Physical Description:
ff. 73 : parchment ; 214 x 148 (135 x 96) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 2013555
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