Expositio in Cantica Canticorum

Expositio in Cantica Canticorum
Date
1275-1300
By
Brown, Frank R, active 1949
Ref
MSR-12
Description
This is a well-known commentary on the Song of Songs, variously attributed to different medieval authors including Cassiodorus, Isidore, and Hamo of Halberstadt, opening on f.1: 'Osculetur me osculo oris sui, Salomon inspiratus divino spiritu composuit hunc libellum...' ending on f.28: '...xpisti bonus odor sumus deo, in omni loco'. Quantity: 1 volume(s) (56 pages). Physical Description: Vellum, 28 leaves, bound; 178 x 128 mm. Double column, 37 lines, ruled in black ink, written space in dark-brown ink in a gothic bookhand using the punctus flexus punctuation, first heading in red, lemmata underlined in red with marginal diple in black, capitals touched in red, running-titles in alternately red and blue capitals. Finding Aids: Manion, M.M., Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in New Zealand collections, no. 144.. Provenance: Executed in Germany in the last quarter of the 13th century.The name R.R.Howlett is in a modern hand on f.28v. Possibly a common provenance with MSR-14 (see Manion).
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Format
1 volume(s) (56 pages), Illuminated manuscripts, Parchment, Vellum, 28 leaves, bound; 178 x 128 mm., Double column, 37 lines, ruled in black ink, written space in dark-brown ink in a gothic bookhand using the punctus flexus punctuation, first heading in red, lemmata underlined in red with marginal diple in black, capitals touched in red, running-titles in alternately red and blue capitals., Binding: Modern blue goatskin, gold tooled, marbled endleaves., Decoration: Large initial on f.1 (6-line) in divided red and blue with penwork infilling and surround in both colours and with full-length red and blue extensions in pen- and brushwork.
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