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New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Library,  MS NH65
Description: ff. 148 - Red half morocco, noted in English on the spine, "Italy, 14th cent." - Benedictines of S. Giustina, in Padua; abbot Luigi Celotti; Sir Thomas Phillipps, ms 884; Harold Baillie Weaver; no. 290 in a catalogue (of Young, of Liverpool?); Major-General Jago Trelawny of Coldrenick, Cornwall; J. Martini, Cat. 13 (1917) n. 16. - De Ricci, p. 1302 as MS 3. De Bello judaico, Der Ju"dische Krieg ed. O. Michel, O. Bauernfeind (Munich 1959) I, p. xxxi. G. Cantoni Alzati, La Biblioteca di S. Giustina di Padova(Padua 1982) p. 112 for s. XV catalogue, p. 206 citing this ms.
Notes:-Foliated to "2-148." On f. 148v, the price of the manuscript, s. XV: "pretii florenorum iii egissippus."
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 9
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSNH65_39
Language: Latin. Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 2-148v
Description: - Parchment - 290 x 220 mm - 2 columns of 26-28 lines, frame ruled in lead, prickings in outer margins; quires numbered in roman numerals on the last leaf verso, center lower margin; catchwords, usually present, placed towards the gutter; originally quires of 8 leaves, much changed
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVmedSearchable Date Range: 1440 - 1460
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Cancelleresca; bastarda all'antica
Other Decoration: Initials pen-flourished in red and blue; rubrics and running headlines in red
Notes: Alternation between the 2 scrips occurs even in a single column and with no compression/expansion at the points of alternation, but presence of 2nd scribe provokes addition of leaves. Listed in S. Giustina inventory by its hand C, datable to ca. 1455-62.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 2-148v
Author: Hegesippus
Other Associate: Ambrose (cited here incorrectly as translator)
Title: De excidio urbis Hierosolymitanae
Title: Incipit liber Egysippi primus. Premictit prologum ante ystoriam.
Language(s): Latin.
Incipit: Quattuor libros regnorum quos scriptura sacra [expunged] complexa est sacra etiam ipse stilo prosecutus usque ad civitatem iudeorum murique excidium babillonis triumphos ytstorie in morem composui
Explicit: Ea romanis advenientibus diluculo ad vocem excita index negotii fuit, opes autem eorum oppositus ab ipsis prius ignis consumpsit. Explicit liber ystoriarum Esigippi excidii Ierosolimitani a beato Ambrosio de greco sermone in latinum translatus decenter.
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f. 1, detail   Pen-flourished initial Q.
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f. 25v   Shift from first to second copyist.
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f. 46v   Text with rubric and pen-flourished initial S for the opening of Book 2.
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f. 54   Text adjusted for hole in parchment.
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f. 56   Shift from second to first copyist.
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f. 58   Text with annotations between the line and in the margins, signalling reference to Jesus.
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f. 65   Text with pen-flourished initial for the beginning of Book 3.
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f. 102v   Text with pen-flourished initial A for the beginning of Book 4; marginal annotations.
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f. 148   Conclusion with explicit and ownership note of Sta. Giustina of Padua, with its call number while in that library: "Iste liber est Monasterii sancte Iustine de padua, signatus 459."
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