Fragment no. 17 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Title

Fragment no. 17 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection

Identifier

Melbourne, Mon. Uni. Ms. Bischoff frag. 017

Date Created

Description

2 columns. Written Area: 39 x 78mm, 36 x 78mm, 13 x 75mm, 21 x 76mm. Column Width: 38mm. Number of Lines: 9, 9, 3, 6. Line Height: 4mm. Rubrication. Some bookworm damage. Column and line rulings. Gothica Textualis.

Content: Chiefly Lessons from scripture for liturgical use. 1st fragment contains 1 Maccabees 1:43-51 (<Anti>ochus omni regno...). 2nd fragment contains part of 1 Maccabees 5 and Luke 7:11, but Nayur ciuitas est galylee in secundo miliario... is not from the Bible. Fragments 3 & 4 have parts of 1 Maccabees 5. Have Colker's notes.
From the Monash Rare Books collection of over one hundred fragments of medieval manuscripts and early printed books from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries that had belonged to the world-renowned authority on medieval palaeography (the study of handwriting), Professor Bernhard Bischoff (1906-1991).

Language

Latin

Type

Medium

Extent

Physical Size: 4 parchment fragments (39 x 97mm, 36 x 99mm, 27 x 97mm, 32 x 84mm) glued to a piece of brown paper (152 x 105mm), which has broken into three pieces: 2 fragments, 1 fragment, 1 fragment.

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

“Fragment no. 17 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection,” Monash Collections Online, accessed February 23, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/69672

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