5. Patristic Literature
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.
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.
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).
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
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.
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.