Script: Copied by one hand in early Gothica Textualis. Running headlines in flourished majuscules alternately red and blue; they stop after f. 6. Many leaves are badly soiled. Red underlining of biblical passages. 2-line flourished initials with extensions in the margin or in the intercolumnar space; they are in red and blue on ff. in quire I, in red only in quires II-III (two flourished initials on f. 1v are also executed only in red); two initials of that type are missing, ff. 11r and 16r. Larger initials at the beginning of the commentary of new Bible books: 4-line littera duplex "B(eatus)" on f. 4r, Prologue to Ecclesiastes; 3-line "Q(uecumque)" on f. 8v, Prologue to Wisdom; 11-line "S(ummi)" and 6-line "O(mnis)", both red on beige background, on f. 15r, Prologue and text of Ecclesiasticus. Binding: Unbound.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of Petrus Cantor (c. 1130-1197), Commentum in libros Proverbiorum, Ecclesiastes, Sapientiae et Ecclesiastici.
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General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Petrus Cantor, Commentaries on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Wisdom and Ecclesiasticus. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 32
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