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Digital Scriptorium
Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 001
Description:Manuscript: [Aurora : Biblia versificata] ff. ii + 198 - Mottled calf, 18th century, lower cover lacking, front cover detached, sewing broken; book presently in loose quires. - Monastery of Augustinian Canons Regular in Waldhausen, Austria, late 15th or early 16th century. Date of acquisition by the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley unrecorded. Previous call numbers MAR 3, 2MS BS548 R5. - Bond and Faye, p. 2, n. 35.
Acknowledgments: - Information for this description provided by C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 10
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Part 1: ff. 1-198
Description: - Parchment - 195 x 124 mm - 39-42 long lines ruled in ink with the top 2 or 3 and the bottom 2 horizontal lines full length; prick marks usually visble in the outer margin.
Country: AustriaCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIII1Searchable Date Range: 1200 - 1250
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2; scribe 2, ff. 133v-138v.
Script: Minuscule.
Other Decoration: Major initials particolored red and blue with leafy flourishing as infilling to letter and as extensions in inner margin; 2-line secondary initials particolored red and blue; 1-line initials in alternating red and blue; rubrics red throughout.
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: ff. 1-197
Author: Peter Riga (Petrus Riga)
Title: Aurora
Language(s): Latin
Not Availablef. 1   Parted initial.

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Not Availablef. 11   Scribe's verse in outer margin; quire number in lower margin, first recto.

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Not Availableff. 17v-18   Inserted leaf in a different hand to supply omitted text from f. 16v; same decoration.

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Not Availablef. 62   Quire signed "7" in red ink in lower margin and in black ink in upper margin (first recto).

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Not Availablef. 91v   Quire signed "nonus" in roman numerals on last leaf verso.

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Not Availablef. 125v   Parted initials; book gnawed by rodent.

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Not Availablef. 133v   Change of hand.

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Not Availablef. 139   Flourished initial.

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Not Availablef. 168v   Quire signed "17" in arabic numerals (last leaf verso).

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Text 2: f. 197r-v
Author: Aegidius of Paris (Aegidius Parisiensis)
Title: Additions to Aurora
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Text followed by 8 additional Latin verses. 
Not Availablef. 197v   Ownership note.

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