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  • M6442 Verso, Vast leaf from a decorated manuscript Homilary, in Latin, on vellum, France, c. 1050 

Single leaf, with double column of 44 lines in a skilled Romanesque hand, written with a thin and precise nib and preserving uncial-influenced capital ‘A’, a tall double ‘s’ and a pronounced st-ligature, penwork initials set in margin marking off significant textual openings, one large initial “C” in red containing scrolling acanthus leaf penwork, 469 x 298mm.  The presence of breathing or lection marks shows this to have once been in a codex used for public reading, most probably in a monastery.
  • M6442 (Recto) Vast leaf from a decorated manuscript Homilary, in Latin, on vellum, France, c. 1050 

Single leaf, with double column of 44 lines in a skilled Romanesque hand, written with a thin and precise nib and preserving uncial-influenced capital ‘A’, a tall double ‘s’ and a pronounced st-ligature, penwork initials set in margin marking off significant textual openings, one large initial “C” in red containing scrolling acanthus leaf penwork, 469 x 298mm.  The presence of breathing or lection marks shows this to have once been in a codex used for public reading, most probably in a monastery.

M6442 Vast Leaf fro a decorated Homilary, France, c. 1050

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M6442 Vast leaf from a decorated manuscript Homilary, in Latin, on vellum, France, c. 1050 

Single leaf, with double column of 44 lines in a skilled Romanesque hand, written with a thin and precise nib and preserving uncial-influenced capital ‘A’, a tall double ‘s’ and a pronounced st-ligature, penwork initials set in margin marking off significant textual openings, one large initial “C” in red containing scrolling acanthus leaf penwork, 469 x 298mm.  The presence of breathing or lection marks shows this to have once been in a codex used for public reading, most probably in a monastery.

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