[Manuscript Leaf from 13th Century, Germany?]

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13th-century German manuscript leaf. Double column, transitional Caroline/gothic hand. Text from a Lectionary(Matthew 13:15 - 13:21, in which Christ explains to his disciples why he speaks in parables). Written by an accomplished scribe, with capitals, ampersands, ligatures, and fishtail-like terminations at the top of ascenders indicate that the script is transitional, from the late Caroline to the early gothic. Recovered from a bound book.

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 33 x 25 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. [1201..1300].

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13th-century German manuscript leaf. Double column, transitional Caroline/gothic hand. Text from a Lectionary(Matthew 13:15 - 13:21, in which Christ explains to his disciples why he speaks in parables). Written by an accomplished scribe, with capitals, ampersands, ligatures, and fishtail-like terminations at the top of ascenders indicate that the script is transitional, from the late Caroline to the early gothic. Recovered from a bound book.

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 33 x 25 cm.

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Purchased in 2018, A teaching collection of 37 leaves from illuminated manuscripts, 36 of which are on vellum/parchment, and one on paper.
Disbound, each leaf in mylar enclosure, the whole housed in custom clam-shell with off-white cloth covering.

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[Manuscript Leaf from 13th Century, Germany?], text, [1201..1300]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1836061/: accessed April 20, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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