Script: Part I (ff. 1-10): Copied by one hand writing Praegothica with wide distance between the lines. Part II (ff. 11-22): Copied by one hand in Gothico-Humanistica Libraria. Part I: Red (?) chapter headings in larger script written at the right of the text. Red paragraph marks. Red heightening of majuscules on ff. 1r and 10 v only. 2-line (exceptionally 1- or 3-line) early flourished initials in red with red flourishing (red filling on f. 10r). 5-line red, blue and white initial with strapwork decoration on f. 1r. Part II: Chapter headings in red, centered. Red 2-line plain initials (Capitalis). Part II adapted to the size of part I by pasting strips of parchment to the bottom of the bifolios. The five outer bifolios (ff. 11-15 and 18-22) are palimpsest: leaves from a manuscript in two columns, the text transversal to the textus rescriptus; the inner bifolium (ff. 16-17) is of bad quality; the upper corners of ff. 11 and 22 are missing with loss of text and have been repaired with blank parchment. Binding: Twentieth century. Wooden boards and brown calf spine. Endleaves are fragments of a Missal (Italy, 15th century).
Manuscript on parchment, composed in two parts of different age and origin, of 1) Macer Floridus (Odo of Meung, c. 1070), De viribus herbarum. 2) Fragments of a Missal: (a) Third Sunday of Lent. (b) Saturday after the first Sunday of Lent. (c) Second Sunday of Lent.
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Beinecke MS 823
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Macer Floridus. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 56
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