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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Plimpton MS 054
Description: f. 1 - Not bound. - Werden (s. IX?); George A. Plimpton (1855-1936). - De Ricci, p. 1762. For a discussion of the script of the three fragments and the dating known of this manuscript ((Düsseldorf, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek, K I B 212; Werden, Propsteiarchiv, Fragment Nr. 1, and Plimpton MS 54), please see David Ganz, "The earliest manuscript of Lathcen's Eclogae Moralium Gregorii and the dating of Irish cursive minuscule script," in Pádraic Moran and Immo Warntjes, eds., Early Medieval Ireland and Europe: Chronology, Contacts, Scholarship. A Festchifrt for Dáibhí Ó Cróinín. Studia Traditionis Theologiae, 14 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2015) 597-624. For a critical review of the printed edition, see: Lucia Castaldi, "Lathcen," in Paolo Chiesa and Lucia Castaldi, La trasmissione dei testi Latini del Medioevo. Mediaeval Latin Texts and their Transmission. Te.Tra.4 (Florence: Sismel, 2012), 374-387 (the present leaf and those in Werden are not mentioned, but would follow comments offered about the Düsseldorf fragments).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/PlimptonMS054_20
Language: Latin Country: Ireland Century: 8th

Part 1: f. 1r-v
Description: - Parchment - 271 x 201 mm - 2 columns of 35 lines.
Country: IrelandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. VIIIinSearchable Date Range: 0700 - 0715
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Insular minuscule with some cursive features.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: f. 1r-v
Author: Lathcen
Title: Eclogae moralium Gregorii in Iob
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains a section of "Egloga XX" with the commentary on Job 30:5-27 (CC 73:240-242, and 242-245); originally belonged to the same manuscript as Düsseldorf, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek, and Werden, Propsteiarchiv (cited above). For the text, see: Egloga quam scripsit Lathcen filius Baith de moralibus lob quas Gregorius fecit, ed. by M. Adriaen, CC 145 (Turnholt: Brepols 1969), containing a section of "Egloga XX" with the commentary on Job 30:5-27. 
Status of text: Fragment.
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Recto   Ruled in dry point; space left empty midway down column "a" to avoid rough parchment.

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