[Manuscript Leaf from a Volume on Saints' Lives from the 12th Century, Italy/Lombardy]

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A leaf from a volume on the lives of saints from Italy, perhaps Lombardy, ca. 1100. Attenuated Caroline minuscule. Rubric in red majuscules. 16 line initial "P" with curling foliate infill. With the inscription of "D. Thomasio de Belmont" (perhaps Belmont-sur-Lausanne) and the date 1681 in one margin. Begins with an account of the life of Saint Cyprian.

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 38 x 30 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1100.

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A leaf from a volume on the lives of saints from Italy, perhaps Lombardy, ca. 1100. Attenuated Caroline minuscule. Rubric in red majuscules. 16 line initial "P" with curling foliate infill. With the inscription of "D. Thomasio de Belmont" (perhaps Belmont-sur-Lausanne) and the date 1681 in one margin. Begins with an account of the life of Saint Cyprian.

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1 leaf ([1] p.) ; 38 x 30 cm.

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Saint Cyprian was a bishop of Carthage martyred under the persecutions of the Roman Emperor Valerian [253-260 AD].

A teaching collection of 37 leaves from illuminated manuscripts, 36 of which are on vellum/parchment, and one on paper.
Disbound, each leaf in mylar enclosure, the whole housed in custom clamshell with off-white cloth covering. Purchased, 2018.

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  • Saints' Lives

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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_b6027195-003
  • Call Number: 3) Saints' Lives - ca.1100 - Italy/Lombardy?
  • UNT Catalog No.: b6027195 | View in Discover
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1836057

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[Manuscript Leaf from a Volume on Saints' Lives from the 12th Century, Italy/Lombardy], text, 1100; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1836057/: accessed February 25, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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