Aurora.

Creator:
Peter Riga, ca. 1140-1209
Published/Created:
Germany,
[between 1175 and 1200, ca. 1200]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 136 + i : parchment ; ca. 162 x 115 (137 x 70) mm.
Notes:
Script: Parts I and III (ff. 1-72 and 113-136): Copied by multiple scribes in small gothic bookhand, with first letter of each verse usually aligned on the second vertical bounding line. Part II (ff. 73-112): Written by multiple scribes in a larger module and a neater gothic script than that in Parts I and III; each verse is justified by the placement of the final letter along outer vertical ruling. Script has often been retraced.
Parts I and III: Red initials, plain or with modest designs throughout. Headings in red often added to right of text. First letter of each verse stroked in red or ochre, often by drawing a single line the length of the written space. Part II: Plain initials and headings in red throughout.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Belgium. Tan calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled with the Arenberg arms on the sides. Title on spine: "Sacrae Scripturae excerptae/ Circa 1225-50". Remains of old fore-edge tabs.
Presented by Otto Rauschberg in 1956 to Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment, composed of three parts, of Petrus Riga, Aurora, Biblia Versificata (a Latin verse translation of the Bible). Parts I and III in the same format and possibly from the same manuscript.
Topics:
Bible.--Latin--Versions
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Peter Riga,--ca. 1140-1209
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 34
Orbis Record:
9806090
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599895
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11435402
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 34.
Petrus Riga, Aurora. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
11378987
PID:
digcoll:3975517

Number of Pages: 284
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