DUL Add.MS. 1950/C/26Bifolium from theological manuscript
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Bifolium from a theological manuscript written in Northern Europe at the turn of the 14th/15th century, re-used as a pastedown.


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 1 bifolium, cropped.
Size: 192 mm x 194 mm

Condition of manuscriptSome inking gone on both sides.
Layout

No pricking or ruling visible. Written space 142 x 101 mm. 2 columns. 49 lines.

Script

Written in small cursiva


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Nortern Europe, late 14th or early 15th century.

Provenance

Reused as back pastedown, with a little brown staining from turn-ins of covering and rusty holes from the fixings of the chaining-staple to the back board, in Shelfmark of source: Routh 13.B.11, now SB+ 0087 containing Antidotum contra diversas omnium fere seculorum haereses (Basle: excudebat Henricus Petrus, 1528), and Philonis Iudaei Alexandrini, Libri antiquitatum. Quaestionum et solutionum in Genesin. De Essaeis. De nominibus Hebraicis. De mundo. (Basle: per Adamum Petrum, 1527), binding calf over chamfered wooden boards, blind panel rolls, holes for bosses on front and back boards, clasp holes clasping on front board, holes for chain clasp at head of back board, Germany, early/mid 16th century (with a tool perhaps also found on a book bearing the centre-panel of the library of St Gertrude in Louvain Shelfmark of source: Routh 3.C.9, now SB+ 0098, and an inscription, 16th/17th century, “Bibliothecae Grünbergensis”. Former reference: Portfolio II/19c (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
Modern title: Theological manuscript (fragment)
Language: Latin

Explicit of one text, foot of soiled side column b: ... ... quam nobis concederat. Biblical and patristic authorities noted in margins, but not one citation in text, clean side column a line 32, “Vnde dicit oracius”.