|Creator:||Nikolaus, von Amiens, 12th/13th cent. Johannes, de Rupescissa, ca. 1300-ca. 1365|
s. XV^^2 [ca. 1450-1500]
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Watermarks: Parts I and II: unidentified crossed arrows, in gutter. Part III: unidentified balance, in gutter.
Script: Part I (ff. 1-24): Written by one scribe in large gothic cursive. Part II (ff. 25-27): Gothic cursive script by one person. Part III (ff. 28-75): Gothic cursive by two hands: Scribe 1) ff. 28r-64r, and Scribe 2) ff. 64v-72r.
Part I: 2-line initials, paragraph marks and underlining in red. Part III: Headings, strokes on 1-line capitals, underlining and chapter numbers in margin all in red. On f. 30r, a crude 3-line initial in red with brown penwork, including a bear's head (?) above and a man's head at side; on ff. 33v, 44v, 46v a grotesque in profile.
Stains on ff. 1r and 24, ff. 25r and 27v, and ff. 28r and 75v suggest that each part was once a separate booklet.
Binding: 19th-20th centuries. Black cloth spine with olive green decorated paper sides.
All three parts probably written in Germany ... Bound together by the 19th century, if not earlier; all three were part of a larger codex, and the modern pencil foliation of that codex (ff. 313-389) still appears in the upper right corner, recto.
Manuscript on paper composed in three parts. Part I: Nicolas of Amiens, De articulis fidei catholicae. Part II: Johannes de Rupescissa, Prophecy. Part III: Various unidentified religious texts.
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