• Suwar al

    Ms. Arabic; Persian verses on fol. 175b and Persian text on leaf inserted before beginning of text. Title from container. Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, first two and last leaves repaired, dark stains on fol. 1a; traces of humidity on edges of paper. Text in black, with rubricated headings and captions. Illustrations of constellations have colored ink and gold-colored pigment. Catchwords on rectos. Some diacritical ...

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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  • Speculum regum.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 0008 Manuscript, on paper, 2 columns, rubricated. Leaves 1-12 misbound between leaves 25 and 26. Begins (leaf [1a]): Speculu[m] r[e]gu[m] co[m]pos[i]tu[m] p[er] Gotfridu[m] Viterbien[sem]; ends (leaf [16b]): Hic a Papa Hono[r]io in Basilica S[an]cti Petri coronat[us]. Et sic e[st] finis hui[us] op[er]is n[unc] laus Deo et o[mn]ib[us] s[an]ctis. Followed by the ...

    • Contributor: Godefridus
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  • [Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings].

    Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books. Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript. For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter ...

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  • [Verin Noravank Gospels]

    Ms. In Armenian. Purchased of: Asia Minor Books. DLC [Verin Noravankʻ (Monastery : Armenia)] Paper: rag paper made on a reed mold; chain and laid lines not visible; rag paper sized with starch and polished. Ink: black ink probably a mixed ink (carbon black and iron-gall inks); orange ink and pink inks may be red lead and cochineal, respectively Text in 2 columns; 21 ...

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  • Benedictine rule for nuns. A Middle English version of the Gospel of Nicodemus. An anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed.

    Written in England on parchment. Three works bound together. Benedictine rule for nuns (leaves 1r-36r), a Middle English verison of the Gospel of Nicodemus (leaves 37v-63v), and an anonymous Middle English exposition on the Apostles' Creed (leaves 64r-78r). Here begynneþ oure mayster seint Benet his rule and scheweþ ... -- ÞAt no Nuñe [est?]eue ne resseyu, wiþ oute leue of here souereigne, al þou ...

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