Digital Scriptorium
Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,  HRC 033
Description: ff. i + 45 + i - Leather over boards. - Elizabeth Barker; Francis Blomefield; Thomas Martin; Rev. Richard Farmer; Richard Heber; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his n. 2367; Otto Harrassowitz. - De Ricci, pp. 2156-7.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/HRC033_37
Language: Latin Latin; English Country: England? Century: 13th 18th

Part 1: ff. 1v, 4r-5v, 8r-11v, 14r-41v
Description: - Parchment - 250 x 161 mm - 35 long lines
Country: England?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIIISearchable Date Range: 1200 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic
Other Decoration: Red and blue initials throughout.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1v, 4r-5v, 8r-11v, 14r-41v
Title: Vita et gesta Alexandri Magni
Language(s): Latin
Status of text: Defective. See note to Part 2 of this manuscript.
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f. 1v   2-line red and blue initial; First page of s. XIII ms. (Part 1 of this codex)
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f. 41v   Red and blue flourished initials; catchword added by s. XVIII scribe.
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Part 2: ff. 1r, 2r-3v, 6r-7v, 12r-13v, 42r-45v
Description: - Parchment - 250 x 161 mm - Irregular number of long lines, ruled in lead.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: NorfolkCity: Fersfield
Assigned Date: s. XVIII1Searchable Date Range: 1700 - 1749
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1726 April 10
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Scribe(s): Francis Blomefield
Script: Cursive
Other Decoration:
Notes: Francis Blomefield, Rector of Fersfield, transcribed this part from a manuscript at Bennet College, Cambridge in 1736 in an effort to perfect the incomplete s. XIII manuscript in his possession.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r, 2r-3v, 6r-7v, 12r-13v, 42r-45v
Title: Vita et gesta Alexandri Magni
Language(s): Latin; English
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Front pastedown   Bookplate of Francis Blomefield, inscriptions of other owners.
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Free front endpaper   Owners' inscriptions and stamp of Sir Thomas Phillipps.
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f. 2r   First page of s. XVIII ms. (Part 2 of this codex).
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f. 45v   Note from Francis Blomefield, the s. XVIII scribe, on his completion of the manuscript.
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