Script: Copied by one hand in small Southern Gothica Textualis Libraria with many abbreviations, especially in the Biblical quotations. Many irregular lower edges and lower outer corners. A repair of a tear on f. 80 made before writing. Alternately red and blue paragraph marks and 2- or 3-line red and blue plain or slightly flourished initials, with guide letters. Binding: Remnants of an early binding: heavy bevelled wooden boards, worm-eaten, formerly covered with a fragment of a parchment manuscript; sewn on three split leather thongs. Endleaves from a missal on parchment (Italy, 14th century), erased.
Manuscript on parchment (goatskin) containing a collection of sermons with abundant annotations and additions by various hands, which on some pages may cover all four margins. With a Commentary on the Passion and Events of sacred history believed to have occurred or to occur in the future on a Friday.
Lenten sermons Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Beinecke MS 899
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Sermones Quadragesimales. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 185
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