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Legendary (fragment)

Legendary (fragment)

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Date: [between 800 and 850]
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Script: written in a proto-Carloingian miniscule. The scribe has been identified (by Bernard Bischoff) as Cundpato, monk of the Benedictine monastery of Freising.
Leaf has several small marks and holes indicating that it was used as part of a later bookbinding.
Bergendal Collection of Mediaeval Manuscripts (Bergandal 115). Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., (Sotheby's sale, 2011 July 5, lot 28) on the Herman W. Liebert Book Fund, 2011.
Abstract:
Fragment of a legendary of Saints Nicostratus, Claudius, Symphorian, Castorius and Simpliius, stonemasons martyred by Diocletian. The passage mentions the quarrying of porphyry columns for the temple of Diocletian.
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1 l. : parchment ; 206 mm. x 163 mm.
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Object ID: 11173510
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