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Peter of Blois

Peter of Blois

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Creator: Peter, of Blois, ca. 1135-ca. 1212
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Date: [between 1450 and 1500]
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Watermark: Horn, var. Briquet 7965?.
Script: Copied by one hand writing a peculiar Gothica Semitextualis Libraria under Humanistic influence.
Headings and stroking of the majuscules in red (but some headings are missing). Spaces left blank for inset initials (2-5 lines); guide letters are sometimes visible. A few pointing hands.
The top of the leaves badly water-stained, and the edges of the front flyleaves and quire I very defective, with loss of text.
Binding: Original quarter binding: undecorated white leather fixed with a strip of leather and engraved iron nails onto square-edged heavy oak boards; sewing on two split leather thongs. F. 60 used as pastedown. Remnants of a leather strap attached to the rear board, with a hole of the pin in the front board.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of Petrus Blesensis (Peter of Blois, c. 1135-c. 1204), 1) De amicitia Christiana. 2) De caritate Dei et proximi. 3) Devotional texts apparently by the same hand. (a) On the value of attending Mass, quoting Bernard of Clairvaux, Jerome, Ambrose, Augustine ("Agustinus"), St. Paul, Luke, Matthew ("Mactheus"), Bede, Gregory the Great, etc. (b) 9 selected Psalm verses. (c) On the value of Confession. (d) On Christian hope.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 60 : paper ; 220 x 145 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 10965981
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