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Life of St. John the Baptist

Life of St. John the Baptist

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Date: 1455 November 11
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Script: article 1 is copied in Gothica Semitextualis Libraria (Mercantesca); the other articles in Gothica Semitextualis Currens (Mercantesca), sometimes of difficult legibility. There is no decoration.
Manuscript on paper containing: 1) Formulary for addressing Latin letters to pope Calixtus III (1455-1458) and various other Italian ecclesiastical authorities and dignitaries, ending with emperor Frederick III (1452-1493) and Charles VII, King of France (1422-1461). 2) Life of St. John the Baptist in Italian. 3) Sermon on St. John the Baptist, attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux. 4) Vision about St. John the Baptist, incomplete and of difficult legibility.
Binding: 20th century marbled brown paper binding.
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Manuscript on paper of the Life of Saint John the Baptist. Manuscript also contains a formulary for addressing Latin letters to ecclesiastical authorities and dignitaries, as well as a sermon and vision about Saint John the Baptist.
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ff. 45: paper; 285 x 215 mm.
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Object ID: 11004918
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