|Specific title||Bifolium fragment: Unidentified 14th century theological text. (Beals 25 recto) |
|Date||14th century |
|Earliest Date||1300 |
|Latest Date||1399 |
|Country of Origin||[England] |
|Dimensions||Bifolium fragment: 147 x 194 mm|
Folio: 147 x 115 mm
Text block: 106 x 83 mm
Each column: 83 x 40 mm
|Number of Folios||One and three quarters (this image folio 1 recto). |
|Script||Hybrida (Bastarda Anglicana?): 1 mm. |
|Decoration||Text in black ink.|
A few red initials (4-5 mm), and a rubric that identifies the following text as "de oxonem" (from Oxford.) A red bracket delineates each sentence or phrase.
|Notes||This manuscript is of European origin, probably England.|
Layout: 2 columns, 31 lines each. Pricking visible at right column edge. Ruled in leadpoint.
Script: Pointed ascenders and descenders; Uncrossed Tironian et; Two compartment a that is taller than x-height; Insular abbrev. for pro; cursive and uncial d; Occasional loops on the lower curve of S; Text starts below the top-line; Inverse c for con. Split r at beginning of word. Note erasures indicated by dotted line.
Text: Unidentified theological text that discusses sin and prayer, referencing scripture passages and commentaries of Bede, Jerome, and Gregory.
Condition: The bifolium was torn or cut in the middle of the second column of the second folio.
|Incipit||//sciat homo quam amarum sed si eternaliter |
|Explicit||Romanu dei. Beatis. pe??s in hoc loco// |
|Text source||Unknown. |
|Subjects||Manuscripts - Medieval |
|Digital Collection||Medieval and Historical Manuscripts |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Identification Number||Beals 25r |
|Object Type||Manuscript, medieval |
|Provenance||Walter B. Beals Collection |
|Restrictions||All items in the collection are fragile, and permission is needed to view them, Access by appointment only. |
|Reference||Brown 100-101. |
|Staff notes||Origin England concluded from script characteristics. |