PETRUS LOMBARDUS

MS 566/1
MS Short Title PETRUS LOMBARDUS
Text PETRUS LOMBARDUS: SENTENTIAE 1:21.4 - 23.4; 1:25.8 - 26.4; 2:5.7 - 6.3; 3:6.6 - 7.5; 3:36.3 - 37.5; 3:39.8 - CHAPTER HEADINGS BOOK 4
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Norway (or Denmark?), 2nd half of 12th c., 6 ff., 30x25 cm, 2 columns, (22x15 cm), 43 lines in a small Romanesque book script of low quality, rubrics in red, uncial initials in blue, brown, red or green.
Context From a binding marked: "1573 til 1574 E" and "1560 G". Bound in boards covered with 4 ff., pastedowns from Peter Schöffer, Mainz: Missale Hafniense, 1483-1484. 2 further ff. of this virtually unrecorded incunable were flyleaves. These were sold to Morgan Library at Sotheby's New York sale 12.12.1991:39 "Incunables from The Schøyen Collection". Bound with MS 566/2.
Provenance 1. Rosenkilde & Bagger, København, Denmark (1989); 2. Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd., London.
Commentary Oldest Scandinavian MS in private hands, and among the earliest Norwegian MSS known.
Exhibited Oslo Katedralskole 850 år, Jubileumsutstilling 10. - 14. March 2003.
Place of origin Norway (or Denmark)
Dates 2nd half 12c AD

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