Fragment no. 20 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Title

Fragment no. 20 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection

Identifier

Melbourne, Mon. Uni. Ms. Bischoff frag. 020

Date Created

Description

Written Area: 65 x 27mm, 64 x 53mm, 65 x 26mm, 65 x 26mm, 70 x 132mm, 67 x 54mm. Number of Lines: 13, 15, 12, 7+5, 13. Line Height: 5mm. Rubrication. Some bookworm damage. Line and column rulings. Littera Gothica Textulis Rotunda.

Content: probably Civil Law. Fragments mention a will (testamentum), a freedman and freedmen (libertum, libertos), guilds and privileges (collegia, priuilegi-). Have Colker's notes.
Place of Origin: Bologna?
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: 6 parchment fragments (65 x 27mm, 64 x 63mm, 65 x 26mm, 65 x 26mm, 70 x 132mm, 67 x 68mm) glued to a sheet of brown paper (315 x 163mm).

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

“Fragment no. 20 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection,” Monash Collections Online, accessed October 18, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/69681

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