Script: Copied by various scribes writing Praegothica, difficult to distinguish from each other because of the uneven level of execution of their hands. Headings in red, missing from f. 12v onwards. 1-3-line plain initials in red of various shades. On f. 1v very large (c. 25 lines) decorated Romanesque initial “P” in red. Holes and defective corners, many repaired; the lower margins of ff. 63 and 91-92 are repaired by means of a strip of parchment; the lower margin of f. 93 is cut off. The manuscript is heavily trimmed at the top. First and last pages very soiled. Binding: Nineteenth century, England. De luxe, gold-tooled green morocco over cardboard; each cover framed by rich gold-tooling imitating the decorated initial on f. 1v; turn-ins gold-tooled. Gold-tooled spine with repeated motif in the same style and title: “GREGORII / PASTORALIS / M.S.”. Gilt edges. Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS 14872).
Manuscript on parchment of Gregorius Magnus (Gregory the Great, pope 590-604), Regula pastoralis.
Fathers of the church Letters, Papal Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Theology--History--Early church, ca. 30-600
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Beinecke MS 846
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Gregory the Great, Regula Pastoralis. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 204
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