|Creator:||Paul, the Deacon, ca. 720-799? Palladius, Bishop of Aspuna, d. ca. 430|
[between 1450 and 1500]
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Watermarks: similar to Piccard Ochsenkopf I.731-35.
Script: Written in a cursive minuscule script, above top line; the first words of each chapter in large gothic bookhand.
One initial, divided red and blue, 5-line, with red penwork flourishes, f. 1r; the initial may have been retouched by a contemporary hand. Plain red initials throughout; spaces for rubrics left unfilled, except for those at beginning of each book. Running headlines in red. Guide letters for decorator.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Germany. Quires cut in for sewing. Rigid vellum case with a red, gold-tooled label: "P. Diacon. De Gest. langobar". Early title in ink on fore edge: "De Gest. Longobardo".
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1958 by Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on paper of 1) Paul the Deacon, Historia gentis Longobardorum. 2) Palladius of Helenopolis, Liber de moribus Brachmanorum, translated into Latin.
ff. ii + 90 + ii : paper ; 310 x 215 (188 x 132) mm.
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