5. Patristic Literature

  • Filters
Created on: 15 June 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, ca. 1560, 167 ff. (-ca. 33), 22x14 cm, single column, (15x9 cm), 23 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, headings and initials in red, a miniature of St. John and the ladder drawn around the final lines of the text.

Created on: 15 June 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, ca. 1550, 283 ff. (complete), 20 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, illuminated ornamental headpieces, 3 drawings in coloured washes, a full-page illuminated miniature of the Last Judgement in full colour wash.

Created on: 15 June 2013

MS in Latin and Italian (text 2-3) on vellum, Napoli, Italy, 1st half of 16th c., late 15th c. (text 3), 76 ff. (complete), 14x10 cm, single column, (9x6 cm), 14 lines in a skilful regular Beneventan minuscule by a nun, and in Italian cursive script (texts 2-3).

Created on: 15 June 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, ca. 1500, with lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, with illustrations and illuminations in a form and style reminiscent of the frescoes of the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Kremlin in Moscow.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin on paper, Southern Germany or Northern Austria, late 15th cC, in a cursive Gothic book script, 2 line initials, 30 large initials WITH extensive marginal flourishing.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin on paper, Würzburg, Germany, 1430-1444, 215 ff. (complete), 30x21 cm, 2 columns, (20x14 cm), ca. 34 lines in German Gothic and cursive scripts by several scribes, 2-line red initials

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin and Greek on vellum, Firenze, Italy, ca. 1420-30, in a very fine early humanistic book script and Greek minuscule by Guglielmino Tanaglia, possibly Niccolo Niccoli and a scribe; title leaf by Filippo di Matteo Torelli.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Serbian Church Slavonic on paper, Serbia, early 15th c., 173 ff. (-ca. 83), 29x21 cm, single column, (21x14 cm), 28 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, 1- to 6-line capitals in in pale red

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Ge'ez on vellum, Ethiopia, early 15th c., additions 16th to 19th c., ca. 26-28 lines in a square Ethiopic Ge'ez book script, ornamental headpieces (harägs) introducing each section.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Wilhering, Austria, 2nd half of 12th c., 126 ff. (complete), 26x17 cm, single column (20x12 cm), 28 lines in a bold square late Romanesque book script by 2 scribes, 17 large decorated initials in interlaced designs, trial sketches of Romanesque ornament, full-page drawing of a double-headed dragon.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Morimondo, Italy, mid 12th c., 41 lines in a fine Romanesque book script by several scribes, numerous very large initials in Cistercian style in red, blue and green.

Created on: 12 June 2013

MS in Latin on vellum, Germany, 12th c., 38 lines in a late Carolingian minuscule with rustic capitals and several words in Greek capitals, headings in red, 10 large decorated initials alongside the verses of St. Isidore.