Script: Written by two scribes. Scribe 1 (ff. 1r-22r) in informal humanistic script. Scribe 2 (ff. 22r-54v) in fere-humanistic script. Gold initial, 4-line, infilled and surrounded by blue penwork designs, on f. 1r for beginning of prologue; charming border extending down inner margin, in blue and purple penwork, with gold dots, incoporates grotesque with gold tongue. Plain red initials, 3- to 2-line, with purple penwork, for first incipit. Headings and paragraph marks in red throughout. Guide-letters for rubricator. Some folios repaired with modern paper or parchment along lower margin. Binding: Nineteenth century. Rigid vellum case. The author Hieronymus Miraballius of Naples was vicar general of the Olivetan order 1417-20, 1431-35.
Manuscript on parchment of Book for the instruction of monks.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Monasticism and religious orders--Rules
Hieronymus de Neapoli Olivetans--Rules
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Beinecke MS 379
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 379. Hieronymus de Neapoli, Liber ad Monachos. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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