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[Aurora] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Peter Riga, ca. 1140-1209.
Publication:
[France, 1250-1300]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
154 leaves : parchment, ill. ; 248 x 150 (202 x 59) mm. bound to 264 x 168 mm.
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Subjects:
Bible -- Commentaries -- Early works to 1800.
Bible -- Paraphrases.
Bible -- History of Biblical events -- Poetry.
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Poems.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 13th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Verse paraphrase of the Bible: Old Testament (excluding Psalms, prophets and some other books) (f. 1-109v); New Testament (Gospels and Acts, excluding Epistles and Revelation) (f. 109v-149v).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
Foliation: Parchment, 154; [1-154]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 60 long lines; ruled in lead; some prickings visible.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script by a single hand, with marginal commentary in a second hand.
Decoration: Red and blue used for initials; rubricated headings throughout; diagram or chart of the deadly sins (f. 50r); faint sketch of the Virgin[?] (f. 125).
Binding: Modern half leather over wooden boards with old guards (2 vellum incunable leaves from a canonical text with commentary, probably printed by Peter Schöffer of Mainz).
Origin: Written in France, mid-13th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Incipit: Scire cupis lector quis codicis istius autor, Audi quid breviter dicat ad ista liber: Petrus et Aegidius me conscripsere...[Aegidius' preface from his second redaction, before 1208].
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 25 (Ms. Latin 112).
Beichner, Paul, ed. Aurora : Petri Rigae Biblia versificata: a verse commentary on the Bible (Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1965).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 747
Contributor:
Aegidius of Paris.
OCLC:
155985534