Leaf from Latin "Sermones"

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Title

Leaf from Latin "Sermones"

Description

From a Latin manuscript dated 1434, containing the "sermones" of Simon de Cremona, prepared in the Scriptorium (as monastic writing-rooms were called) of the famous Carthusian monastery at Buxheim. Caspar Misnensis was the scribe, and he informs us that he finishing writing out these sermons on the fifth day before the feast of Saint Erasmus the Martyr in 1434. The remarkably fine state of preservation of this MS. might make one question its authenticity, until one feels the texture of the beautiful linen paper, and examines its fearfully involved chirography, which, as will be seen, is written in a gnarled yet picturesque, quasi-cursive gothic, and is pleasingly rubricated." -Pages from the Past

Source

Pages from the Past:  Original Leaves from Rare Books and Manuscripts

Publisher

Foliophiles

Date

Circa 1434

Rights

Item in public domain

Format

300 dpi JPEG, 305 mm x 215 mm

Language

Latin

Type

Medieval manuscript leaf

Citation

“Leaf from Latin "Sermones",” Digital Exhibits | Denison University Archives & Special Collections, accessed November 15, 2018, http://exhibits.denisonarchives.org/items/show/18.