Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 1172 Vita Sanctae Katharinae de Alexandria

Title

Vita Sanctae Katharinae de Alexandria

Authors

Other related names

Call number

Ms. Codex 1172
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Latin

Origin

Written in Germany (Zacour-Hirsch) in 1458 (f. 13r).
Date
1458
Place
Germany

Summary

A biography of St. Catherine of Alexandria, who was famous for her great learning, and supposedly lived during the reign of the emperor Maxentius. A finding tab and the remains of another finding tab in red leather, f. 1r.

Notes

Watermark

Similar to Briquet Tête de bœuf 14858 (1486).

Extent

13 leaves : 314 x 215 (234 x 136) mm. bound to 315 x 219 mm

Collation

Paper, 13; 1¹⁴(-1); modern pencil foliation, lower right recto.

Support

Parchment

Binding

Vellum from a 14th-century missal, beginning with Ecclesiastes 24:28, with text and music.

Layout

  • Written in two columns, outlined in ink.
  • Decoration

    4-line decorative initial (f. 1r), 2-line decorative initial (f. 3r), both in red; elaborately decorated initials in black, green, and red on upper and lower cover.

    Script

  • Written in a secretary hand by Ysidorus (f. 1r); text on vellum binding in a Gothic book hand.
  • Provenance

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    Front cover
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    Decoration: Reused manuscript leaf, Front cover

    Inside front cover
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    Decoration: Reused manuscript leaf, Inside front cover

    Fol. 1r
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    Decoration: Finding tab, f. 1r

    Fol. 1v
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    Decoration: Finding tab, f. 1v

    Fol. 2r
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    Fol. 2v
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    Fol. 3r
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    Fol. 3v
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    Fol. 4r
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    Fol. 4v
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    Fol. 5r
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    Fol. 5v
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    Fol. 6r
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    Fol. 6v
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    Fol. 7r
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    Fol. 7v
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    Fol. 8r
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    Fol. 8v
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    Fol. 9r
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    Fol. 9v
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    Fol. 10r
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    Fol. 10v
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    Fol. 11r
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    Fol. 11v
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    Fol. 12r
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    Fol. 12v
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    Fol. 13r
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    Fol. 13v
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    Inside back cover
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    Decoration: Reused manuscript leaf, Inside back cover

    Back cover
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    Decoration: Reused manuscript leaf, Back cover

    No spine
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