...bat precipue tamen ob


...bat precipue tamen ob


Melbourne, Mon. Uni. MS Bischoff Frag. 027
MS 1831

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2 columns. Written Area: recto 102 x 111mm, verso 89 x 114mm. Column Width: recto 45mm, verso 47mm + 45mm. Number of Lines: 15. Gothic Minuscule (main text), 4? other hands for annotations. Rubricated.

First Lines: (recto) ...bat precipue tamen ob, (verso) t..stauit gemitus la-. Last Lines: (recto) ...guebat dicens ??

Content: Unknown theological or hagiographical text. The recto discusses burial practices in relation to Jesus: (from col. 1 line 1) precipue tamen ob presumptam... (line 4) Mos etenem egipciis est nobilium et precipue beatorum martirum corpora in linteamine quidem obvolvere... (col. 2 line 6) ...quod in sepulchro positum lapide usque ad resurrectionem. The verso discusses someone who opposed the Arian heretics and Melitius' followers (probably referring to St Athanasius), cf. col. 2 line 3: cum seculi viderit potestates pro Arrianorum et Melicianorum pugnare nequicia...Thus, the champion of orthodox Christianity urged custodienda est pia fides in christo.

Have Rosenthal's notes ('Manuscripts from the Collection of Professor Bernhard Bischoff', p. 5 no. 17, based on Colker's notes - which Monash does not appear to have).
Place of Origin: Germany
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: Portion of a vellum leaf (102 x 143mm). Was at one time glued to brown paper.


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