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Two letters on eremitic and clerical life

Two letters on eremitic and clerical life

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Creator: Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20, creator
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Date: between 1500 and 1550
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Manuscript on paper of 1) Hieronymus (347-420), Epistola 14 (Ad Heliodorum). 2) Hieronymus, Epistola 52 (ad Nepotianum). The first two pages have interlinear and marginal glosses in Humanistica Cursiva. 3) Johannes Lange (1503-1567), Sibyllae Erythreae Vaticinium, printed in Nicephorus Callistus Xanthopulus, Ecclesiasticae historiae libri XVIII, translated from the Greek into Latin by Iohannes Langus. Copied by two hands in Humanistica Cursiva, with large interlinear spaces: A (ff. 1r-40v = quires I-V, art. 1 and major part of art. 2); B (ff. 41r-47v = quires VI-VII, end of art. 2 and art. 3) writes a more heavy and artificial script, with double-dotted y pointing to Germany; in view of the length of the verses the script is smaller and more compact in art. 3.
Undecorated, except for a Gothic flourished initial in brown ink on f. 1r and a capital at the opening of art. 2, both probably later additions. In art. 3 the initial at the beginning of the text is not executed. The heading of art. 2 is partly in Capitalis.
Binding: Sixteenth-century. Blind-tooled brown leather over pasteboard (very worn), decorated with a fleuron in the center of the covers, rebacked.
Cite as: Saint Jerome, Two Letters on Eremitic and Clerical Life. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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ff. ii + 48 : paper ; 135 x 90 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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Object ID: 9998979
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