|Creator:||Origen Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410|
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Fine painted initials, ff. 1r and 29v, red with simple green penwork designs and pale yellow wash, 8-line; smaller red, green, or dark yellow-brown monochrome initials, 7- to 1-line. On f. 141r red initial, 7-line, with pale yellow wash. Headings in red.
Binding: Between 1800 and 1810, Italy. Half bound in brown sheepskin, gold-tooled, with two green, gold-tooled labels: "Hieronimi/ In Epistol/ ad Romanos/ Manuscrip" and "Saecul XII". Bright pink paper sides and edges spattered blue-green. The spine of the manuscript is back bevelled at head and tail. Rust stains from the nails of four corner bosses of early binding on first two leaves.
Script: Written by multiple scribes in well formed early gothic bookhand.
Manuscript on parchment of Origen, Commentarius in ad Romanos, translated into Latin by Rufinus. Probably written at the Cistercian abbey of Hautecombe.
ff. ii + 154 + i : parchment ; 302 x 208 (217 x 154) mm.
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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