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Digital Scriptorium
Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 027
Description: ff. 102 - Dark brown calf, 15th century, over wooden boards with evidence of 5 bosses on each cover, of fore edge straps closing from bottom to top, and of chain on lower center back cover. - Cathedral of Saint Martin, Mainz, second half of the 15th century; acquired by the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley in 1965 from book seller S. R. Shapiro, said to have been purchased from a Trappist monastery in France. Previous call number 2MS BX2017 M2.
Acknowledgments: - Information for this description provided by C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 5
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Part 1: ff. 1r-102v
Description: - Parchment - 171 x 135 mm - 24-31 long lines; frame-ruled in lead on 3 sides (omitting the bottom).
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: City: Mainz
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2; scribe 1, ff. 1-84v; scribe 2, ff. 85-102v.
Script: Cursive minuscule.
Other Decoration: 2-line plain initials; initials within the text slashed in red; paraph marks and circles around holes in parchment in red.
Notes: Contemporary foliation in early form of arabic numerals, upper margin.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-102v
Title: Breviary
Language(s): Latin
Notes: All texts by cue only. 
Status of text: Missing leaf after f. 96; missing 3 leaves after f. 102.
Not Availablef. 17r   Hole in parchment circled in red to avoid confusion in reading text from following leaf.

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Not Availablef. 90r   Reference in last two lines to Gerhard, archbishop of Mainz (1289-1305).

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Not AvailableBinding   Back cover.

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Not Availableff. 84v-85r   Variation in number of lines per page.

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Part 2: Pastedowns.
Description: - Parchment - 171 x 135 mm - Long lines ruled in ink; written space 141 mm. in width.
Country: France (?)Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIISearchable Date Range: 1100 - 1199
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic.
Music: Neumes in campo aperto of the St. Gall type.
Other Decoration: Rubrics and line fillers in orange-tinged red.
Acknowledgments: - We are grateful to Dr. John A. Emerson for identification of neume type.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Front and back pastedowns
Title: Noted service book.
Language(s): Latin
Not AvailableFront pastedown   Antiphonal fragment, s. XII; neumes in campo aperto.

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