DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/28Latin versification (fragment)
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Two vertical parchment strips from a text on Latin versification, reused as pastedowns.


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Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 2 pieces from one page
Size: 240 mm x 80 mm

Condition of manuscriptSome inking and colour gone on one side of each piece through pasting down.
Layout

No pricking visible. Ruled in faint fine pale brown. Written space 173 or 178 mm high. 32 and 33 lines.

Script

Written in rotunda

Decoration

Paraphs, of two kinds (angular paragraphus, and rounded capitulum), in red or blue, probably alternately. Initials, 2-line, in red or blue.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Italy or Southern France, later 14th century.


Manuscript contents
Original title: Regula splendescitquia sillaba prima patescit
Author: Thebaldus of Piacenza
Date: later 14th century
Language: Latin

Verses on the length of vowels with different letters (Thebaldus of Piacenza, Regula splendescit quia sillaba prima patescit ?). An interlinear gloss gives example words.


Digitised material for Two vertical parchment strips from a text on Latin versification, reused as pastedowns - DUL Add.MS.1950/A/28
Digitised March 2018
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