Regula pastoralis

Creator:
Gregory I, Pope, ca. 540-604
Published/Created:
Germany
[between 1150 and 1200]
Physical Description:
ff. iii + 93 + ii : parchment ; 205 x 140 mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
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).
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Gregorius Magnus (Gregory the Great, pope 590-604), Regula pastoralis.
Topics:
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
Topics:
Gregory--I,--Pope,--ca. 540-604
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Rubrics
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 846
Orbis Record:
9874929
Orbis Barcode:
39002104686879
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10990876
Citation:
Gregory the Great, Regula Pastoralis. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2044126
PID:
digcoll:3546636

Number of Pages: 204
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