Fragment no. 23 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Title

Fragment no. 23 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection

Identifier

Melbourne, Mon. Uni. Ms. Bischoff frag. 023

Description

Fragment c) 2 columns. Written Area: recto 42mm x 117mm, verso 42mm x 118mm. Column Width: 53mm, except col. 2 of verso 55mm. Number of Lines: 11. Line Height: 4mm. Pencil mark "c)" on Fragment c). Rubrication. Littera Gothica Textualis. Content: Theology. The recto is partly about Jesus & disciples, cites Augustine, & notes that metrica is a word from Greek. The verso discusses wine (it gladdens, and is wisdom is called wine) and Eve.

Fragment d) Notes to main text (which is missing) only. Written Area: recto 35mm x 27mm, verso 4mm x 27mm. Number of Lines: recto 1+5, verso 1. Line Height: 3mm. Littera Gothica Glossularis.

Fragment e) 1st fragment Notes to main text (which is missing) only. Written Area: recto 58mm x 22mm, verso 32mm x 20mm. Number of Lines: recto 1+3+2, verso 2+1+1. Line Height: 3mm. Littera Gothica Glossularis. 2nd fragment Notes plus some main text (on verso only). Written Area: recto 59mm x 28mm, verso 50mm x 43mm. Number of Lines: recto 1+6 are visible, some seem to have rubbed away, verso 14 main text plus 1 for note. Line Height: 4mm (main text), 3mm (notes). Littera Golthica Textualis (main text) & Littera Gothica Glossularis (notes). Content (fragments d-e) Canon Law, about baptism. Text (frag. e) with minute notes. The notes indicate that the text dealt with baptism, at least partly. A variety of signes-de-renvoi was used to key the notes to the text.

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 (c. 40 x 149mm, d. 109 x 41mm, e. 68 x 40mm, 70 x 49mm. c) has been inserted into a white piece of paper (44 x 55mm) and then glued to a very thin piece of brown paper (30 x 131mm). d) is glued to a small piece of brown paper (110 x 54mm). The two fragments comprising e) are glued to another small piece of brown paper (76 x 50mm), which is folded.The 2nd fragment of e) is currently upsidedown. All fragments are then glued to a larger sheet of brown paper (224 x 251mm).

Rights

Out of copyright

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Citation

“Fragment no. 23 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection,” Monash Collections Online, accessed February 23, 2019, http://repository.monash.edu/items/show/69690

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