Directorium iuris, etc.
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- Directorium iuris, etc.
- Petrus Quesvel
- Published / Created
- s. XIV^^med [ca. 1350]
- Publication Place
- France [?]
Manuscript on parchment (rough, poorly prepared) of Petrus Quesvel, Directorium iuris. With Eleven short blessings at Easter for meat, cheese, bread, salt, and lard, added in the 15th century.
Binding: Twentieth century. Brown calf over wooden boards, with the leather sewn around the endbands.
Part of outer column of f. 189 cut off, no loss of text.
Red and blue split initials, 18- and 16-line, with elaborate penwork designs and plain full border in red and blue mark beginning of Books 1 and 2 (ff. 1r, 91r); smaller initial with partial border at beginning of Books 3 and 4 (ff. 191r, 297r) and for the two parts of art. 3 (ff. 428r, 439r). Numerous initials, 5- to 2-line, alternate blue with red flourishes and vice versa. Running titles in red and blue, paragraph marks alternate red and blue. Notes to rubricator, but rubrics never supplied. Initial strokes and underlining, in red, for arts. 2 and 3.
Script: Written by a single scribe in a hasty cursive schoolhand.
- ff. i + 448 + i : parchment ; 329 x 248 (260 x 198) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 429
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Quesvel, Petrus
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Directorium Iuris, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 429.
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