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Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, Bancroft Library,  BANC MS UCB 016
Description: ff. ii + 144 + ii - Goatskin, 17th century, over contemporary wooden boards cut square. - Cistercian monastery of Morimondo (?) (late 12th century); Paolo Giovio (1483-1552); Joseph Martini (cat. ? [after 1931], n. 12); bequest of James K. Moffitt to the Bancroft Library UC Berkeley (1956). Previous call numbers MAR 23, 2MS BS1145 I8. - Bond and Faye, p. 3, n. 46.
Notes:-This manuscript listed as n. 45 in a late twelfth-early thirteenth century inventory from Morimondo; the inventory is part of a lectionary in the collection of Philip Hofer ( De Ricci, p. 1693, n. 5).
Acknowledgments: - Information for this description provided by C. W. Dutschke.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 22
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BANCMSUCB016_1
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 12th

Part 1: ff. 1-144v
Description: - Parchment - 240 x 160 mm - 22-23 long lines ruled in lead.
Country: ItalyCardinal point: northern
Region: LombardyCity:
Assigned Date: s. XIIexSearchable Date Range: 1185 - 1199
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several; scribe 1, ff. 1-144v; additions written in several hands.
Script: Transitional script.
Figurative Decoration: 7 contemporary pen and ink drawings sometimes touched in red added in the margins.
Other Decoration: Opening 3- to 11-line initials in red, decorated in void, some with pen-flourishing in black; 1-line initials within text in red or red and green; corrections to the text, marginalia, and commentary often enclosed in a decorated frame.
Notes: 3 tipped-in partial leaves with chapter lists for text written in gothic script.
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: f. 144v
Author: Hugh of St. Victor (Hugo de Sancto Victore)
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Rex Salomon fecit templum quorum [sic instar et exemplum. Christus et Ecclesia.
Notes: Notes on Adam and his descendants, on the 4 rivers of Paradise and on the 4 virtues, back flyleaf recto; list of the first 50 abbots of S. Maria di Acquafredda in four successive hands, back flyleaf verso. 
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f. 145   List of abbots.
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Back pastedown   Ownership note.
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Text 2: ff. 1-144r
Author: Isidore (Isidorus Hispalensis)
Title: Commentary on Genesis and 1-2 Kings
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Prayer against hail added by contemporary hand to first flyleaf. 
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f. 1a   Inserted partial leaf.
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f. 1   Painted initial.
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f. 22v   Calf-like grotesque (in text, "vitulum saginatum"); medieval foliation repeated on recto and verso
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f. 24v   Last leaf verso of quire with quire number "iiii" and catchword "dei."
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f. 62   Text cramped into small space.
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f. 62v   Text expanded to fill large space.
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f. 64v   Points made in text, 5-10, counted out in margin; geometric design; catchword.
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ff. 68v-69   Ruling in lead across gutter but only partially into outer margin.
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f. 76   Addition in margin of text omitted due to eyeskip.
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f. 87   Painted initial.
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f. 97   Varying forms of initial "T" on ff. 97-99.
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f. 97v   Varying forms of initial "T" on ff. 97-99.
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f. 98   Varying forms of initial "T" on ff. 97-99.
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f. 98v   Varying forms of initial "T" on ff. 97-99.
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f. 99   Varying forms of initial "T" on ff. 97-99.
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f. 123v   Flourished initial.
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f. 125   Last item of chapter list stowed on previous line.
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f. 144   Grotesque.
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Binding   Front cover.
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Spine   [No Title for Display]
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