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Beinecke MS 932
Italy, [ca. 1450]
Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20, Letters and treatises.
ff. 240 : parchment.
Material is open for research.
Manuscript on paper of St. Jerome, 96 Epistles. With 1) Hieronymus Stridonensis (c.
348-420), Epistulae, and related texts. 2) Hieronymus Stridonensis, Vita Malchi. 3)
Table of contents of artt. 1-112. A later hand has added in the right margin the folio
numbers where the various texts are to be found.
Purchased on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund.
Script: Copied by one hand in Humanistica Textualis with elements of Southern Gothica
Textualis. Running headlines in rapid Gothico-Humanistica Cursiva on ff. ...... .
The scribe Dominicus (or Donatus?) de Attavantis (see f. 238v) is not recorded.
Pale red headings; pale red numbering of the letters in artt.1-111. 2-line plain initials
(Capitalis) in ... at the opening of the various texts (3-line initial at the opening
of art. 112). On f. 1r 8-line historiated white vinestem initial D (Jerome writing
in his study), incorporated in a three-margins left border in the same style, featuring
birds, a putto, a theatre mask and in the lower horizontal section a coat of arms
(altered?) held by two putti.
Binding: Seventeenth Century (?). Brown leather over pasteboard, the front and rear
cover decorated with gold-tooled frames.
Record created by Beinecke staff from catalog description by Albert Derolez.
Jerome, Letters and Treatises. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript
Library, Yale University.
Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- 15th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.