Fragment no. 11 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Fragment no. 11 - Bischoff Manuscript Collection


Melbourne, Mon. Uni. Ms. Bischoff frag. 11

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Written Area: a) 151 x 51mm; b) 155 x 41mm; c) 58 x 43mm; d) 65 x 40mm. Number of Lines: a) 34; b) 33; c) 13; d) 14. Line Height: c.4.5mm for all fragments. Ruling: b) has a lead column ruling. Secretary script with some use of anglicana. Rubricated. Content: Theology. a) is about divine grace and cites Chrysostom; b) is about humility; c) mentions eternity and, probably, seeing God face to face and cites [Johannes de] Abbavilla; d) perhaps starts a discussion about the Seven Mortal Sins and cites Damasus.
Place of Origin: English
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).






Physical Size: 4 manuscript fragments (a. 182 x 51mm; b. 190 x 50mm; c. 58 x 43mm; d. 65 x 40mm) glued to strips of brown paper (a. 193 x 41mm; b. 191 x 37mm; c. ?? x 40mm; d. 40 x 41mm), which have then been glued to a larger piece of brown paper (384 x 263mm)


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