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Soliloquia, etc.

Soliloquia, etc.

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Creator: Pseudo-Augustinus
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Date: [between 1500 and 1550]
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Description:
Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 9551). Purchased from Laurence Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957.
Watermarks: Harlfinger Chapeau 74.
Script: Written by a single scribe in tall, upright minuscule.
Decorative initials, 6- to 5-line, in red with simple floral designs; rubrics throughout.
Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Three original chain-stitched supports, the thread laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards grooved on the edges. The beaded, colored endbands are sewn on cords which are attached in holes in the edges of the boards. The edges are painted with a red and black interlace design, the spine smooth and round. Covered in brown goatskin, blind-tooled with concentric borders, different on each board, the central panels filled with flowers and small diamonds. One pin hole in the edge of the upper board, three holes for a strap in the lower. Rebacked. According to A. R. A. Hobson, the binding originated in Crete.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Pseudo-Augustine, Soliloquia, translated into Greek by Demetrius Cydonius; first leaf missing. 2) Creed of St. Athanasius. 3) Various prayers and hymns, some by John of Damascus and Macarius, but most anonymous.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 186 : paper ; 153 x 105 (102 x 62) mm.
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Object ID: 16617699
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