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Vies des Pères (fragments)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4177

Scope and Contents

The upper part of two unnumbered leaves containing part of Demi-ami, no. 39 of the Vies des Pères. Written in a xiii cent. French text hand. Capitals alternately in red and blue, with filling and flourishing in the other colour. Bound as flyleaves in In Psalmos Aliquot Davidicos Philippi Melanchthonis Enarrationes Doctissimae (Haganoae, 1528), Adams M?1070 and other works by the same author; the binding is of plain brown calf, possibly contemporary.

Dates

  • 1250 (Circa)

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

2 leaf/leaves (2 leaves)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Bull and Auvache, April 1899.

Bibliography

(as listed, for example, on p. 240 of E. Schwan, 'La Vie des Anciens Pères', Romania xiii (1884), 233–63).The text is printed with a discussion by P. Meyer, 'Fragments de Manuscrit français', Romania xxxv (1906), 22–67 (38–46).
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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