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Beinecke MS 1151
Bavaria, [between 800 and 850]
1l. : parchment ; 206 mm. x 163 mm.
This material is open for research.
Fragment of a legendary of Saints Nicostratus, Claudius, Symphorian, Castorius and
Simpliius, stonemasons martyred by Diocletian. The passage mentions the quarrying
of porphyry columns for the temple of Diocletian.
Bergendal Collection of Mediaeval Manuscripts (Bergandal 115). Purchased from Bernard
Quaritch, Ltd., (Sotheby's sale, 2011 July 5, lot 28) on the Herman W. Liebert Book
Script: written in a proto-Carloingian miniscule. The scribe has been identified (by
Bernard Bischoff) as Cundpato, monk of the Benedictine monastery of Freising.
Leaf has several small marks and holes indicating that it was used as part of a later
Legendary (fragment). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
Devotional literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Germany -- 9th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.