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Pontifical bifolium,; between 1075 and 1099.

Title:
Pontifical bifolium, between 1075 and 1099.
Abstract:
Conjugate bifolium from a pontifical, a liturgical book of services performed only by bishops, written on vellum in southern France. 4 consecutive pages written in 12 long lines, in a transitional, Carolingian protogothic script. Decorated with a 3-line initial in blue and red infilled with a bearded human face possibly representing God the Father and 4 2-line capitals in red and blue, 2 with decorative infill. Rubrication in red. Text of prayers from a ordination mass for an abbot or abbots, with superscript letters used to indicate plural suffixes.
Format:
1 item (1 bifolium) : parchment; 270 x 368 mm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn806232199; (OCoLC)806232199; (PU)5810154-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Latin.
Provenance:
Sold by King Alfred's Notebook (Cayce, S.C.), cat. 10 (2012), no. 5.
Relation:
http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/5810154
Subject:
Fragments.; Illuminations.; Pontificals.; Manuscripts, Latin; 11th century.; Manuscripts, Medieval.
Type:
Manuscripts
Corporate Name:
Catholic Church.
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 591 Folder 36
Collection:
Manuscript Fragment Collection.