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Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  MS C189
Description: ff. ii + 34 + ii - Contemporary binding made from re-used parchment bifolium
Number of Parts: 4 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSC189_30
Language: Latin Country: France? Century: 13th 12th 11th

Part 1: ff. 1-34v
Description: - Parchment - 212 x 150 mm - 31 long lines ruled in lead
Country: France?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIISearchable Date Range: 1200 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: At least 2
Script: Gothic minuscule
Figurative Decoration: Small sketches of fish as decoration for catchwords
Other Decoration: Red initials; spaces left for initials; titles in red; 6-line blue initial flourished in red
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1-19r
Author: Porphyry
Other Associate: Boethius, translator
Title: Isagoge
Language(s): Latin
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f. 1r   Initial in blue and red; title in red, partially rubbed away; text is partially rubbed away and damaged

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f. 7r   Red initials, flourished in brown ink; spaces left for initials

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f. 10r   Catchword flourished with three fish

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Text 2: ff. 19r-27r
Author: Aristotle
Title: Perihermenias
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains Bks. 1-2 
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f. 20r   Running title in red; 1 initial, partially completed; sentence initials filled in with red

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Text 3: ff. 27r-34
Author: Gilbert de la Porrée
Title: De sex principiis
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Gilbert de la Porrée, ca. 1070-1154; a commentary on and extension of the Categories 
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f. 34r   Text is badly damaged; explicit is almost illegible.

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Part 2: Binding
Description: - Parchment - 325 x 213 mm - 2 columns of at least 35 lines; ruled in hardpoint
Country: France?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIISearchable Date Range: 1100 - 1199
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Caroline minuscule
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Binding
Title: Religious text
Language(s): Latin

Part 3: Front flyleaf
Description: - Parchment - 300 x 210 mm - 2 columns of at least 32 lines; 1 line of text accompanying each line of music
Country: Italy?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XI2Searchable Date Range: 1050 - 1099
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Late Caroline minuscule
Music: Neumes on a red, 1-line staff
Other Decoration: Section titles in red; plain red initials; red staff lines; part of a large strapwork initial in brown ink, decorated in red
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Front flyleaf
Title: Breviary, noted
Language(s): Latin
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Front flyleaf   Part of a large strapwork initial decorated with red; neumes on a red, 1-line staff

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Part 4: Back flyleaf
Description: - Parchment - 300 x 210 mm - 2 columns of at least 32 lines, ruled in hardpoint
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XI2Searchable Date Range: 1050 - 1099
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Caroline minuscule
Figurative Decoration: Large initial decorated with the evangelist symbol of John: a nimbed eagle holding a book
Other Decoration: Section headings in red
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Back flyleaf
Title: Liturgical text
Language(s): Latin
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Back flyleaf   Large initial in red, blue and green with white vine-stem and a caricature of an eagle; hierarchy of scripts

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