[Latin Bible Leaf [Peter 1 & 2] from the Mid 13th Century, England or France]

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Manuscript leaf from England or France, ca. 1230-1260. Sourced from a Latin Bible with text 1 Peter 3-5 and 2 Peter 1 et seq. displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in Paris ca. 1230).

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 19 x 13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. [1230..1260].

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Manuscript leaf from England or France, ca. 1230-1260. Sourced from a Latin Bible with text 1 Peter 3-5 and 2 Peter 1 et seq. displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in Paris ca. 1230).

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 19 x 13 cm.

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A teaching collection, purchased in 2018, 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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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_b6027195-033
  • UNT Catalog No.: b6027195 | View in Discover
  • Call Number: 33) Bible - ca.1230-1260 - England or France
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1836087

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[Latin Bible Leaf [Peter 1 & 2] from the Mid 13th Century, England or France], text, [1230..1260]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1836087/: accessed November 30, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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