Script: Folios 1r-7r written in late caroline minuscule (portions of text retraced); the underscript of the palimpsest on ff. 7v-8v was also written in caroline minuscule. Folios 7v-72v written in inelegant Beneventan script. Plain red initials, f. 1r-v; modest black initials filled with red, ff. 24v, 48r, 68v, 71v. Majuscules touched with red throughout. Upper edge of book block damaged, with some loss of text. Binding: 18th-19th centuries, Italy. Rigid vellum case with traces of title (upside down) on spine. Edges daubed red and green. Belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 24783). Purchased from W. H. Robinson Ltd. of London in 1956 by L. C. Witten, who sold it the same year to Thomas E. Marston.
Manuscript on parchment (thick, end pieces; ff. 7v-8v palimpsest) of 1) Honorius Augustodunensis, Elucidarium. 2) Honorius Augustodunensis, Inevitabile, beginning of the first version. 3) Unidentified moral sentences.
Christian education Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Honorius,--of Autun,--ca. 1080-ca. 1156
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Marston MS 112
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Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 112. Honorius Augustodunensis, Elucidarium, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 156
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