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Legenda aurea, etc.

Legenda aurea, etc.

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Creator: Jacobus, de Voragine, ca. 1229-1298 Hus, Jan, 1369?-1415
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Date: [ca. 1441]
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Description:
Watermarks: unidentified mountain in gutter.
Script: Each part written by a single hand in hybrida script.
Part I: KL in calendar in blue; other charts and diagrams in shades of red and black. Small plain initials, headings, initial strokes and underlining in red. Parts II and III: Red or blue initials, 4- to 3-line, some with simple designs. Headings, paragraph marks, initial strokes, underlining in red. Guide letters for decorator. Part IV: Plain initials, and initial strokes, in red, for ff. 174r-176r.
Binding: Ca. 1500 (?), Austria. Parchment stays from early manuscripts in center of quires. Original (?) sewing on three tawed skin, double, twisted sewing supports laced into grooves in flush wooden boards and fastened with square pegs. The grooves are filled in with glue. The spine is rounded and backed (naturally?) and back bevelled. A plain, wound endband is sewn on a tawed skin core and also laced and pegged. The spine is lined with coarse cloth in the center and vellum at the ends, extending on the outside. Covered in plain, kermes pink, tawed skin (sheep?) possibly a later addition. Trace of one fastening, the catch on the upper board. There may have been a chain attachment at the head of the lower board. The insides of the boards have been varnished; off-set impressions of pastedowns from early manuscripts on both boards.
Purchased from H. Rosenthal in 1946 by H. P. Kraus who sold it in 1957 to Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper, composed of four parts. Part I (ff. 1-13): Calendar, etc. Part II (ff. 14-138): Jacobus de Voragine, Legenda aurea. Part III (ff. 139-173): Anonymous letter to John Huss written after the Council of Constance; 35 articles of erroneous dogmatic teaching of the Greek church, written in the circle of the papal court during the endeavour to reconcile the Greek and Roman Churches at the Councils of Ferrara and Florence (1437-39). Part IV (ff. 174-269): Latin-German vocabulary.
Physical Description:
1 vol.
color illustrations
ff. 269 : paper ; 208 x 145 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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German Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2056356
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