4.3.4 Romanesque Book Scripts

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San Salvatore a Settimo Gian Bible | MS 2857
Created on: 07 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Toscana, Italy, 2nd quarter of 12th c., 50 lines in a large rounded Romanesque book script, opening and closing words of each book and intricate headings in uncials.
Large Format Passionale: Agapius & St George | MS 696
Created on: 07 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Germany or Switzerland, mid 13th c., 48 lines in a large late Romanesque book script of high quality, a very large 13-line historiated initial of St. George in silver and colours.
Gratianus Decretum | MS 4480
Created on: 07 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Northern France, late 12th c., 55 lines in Romanesque book script, 17 2-10-line initials in alternate red and blue, 1 large historiated initial of two clerics disputing by the Simon Master.
gregorius-magnus-moralia-belgium-ms-095
Created on: 07 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, Villers, Belgium, 2nd half of 12th c., 35 lines in Romanesque book script of good quality, headings in red, calligraphic initials in green and red with contrasting penwork.
Transitional Late Romanesque to Early Gothic | MS 639
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MS in Latin on vellum, Canterbury, England, late 12th c., 43 lines in a transitional late Romanesque to early Gothic book script, small initials and authorities' names in margins in red.
Scribe B: Sulpitus Severus | MS 1554
Created on: 07 June 2013
MS in Latin on vellum, St. Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, England, mid 12th c., 12 lines remaining in Romanesque book script of very fine quality by scribe "B" of St. Albans Abbey.