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Columbia, University of Missouri, Ellis Library, Special Collections,  Fragmenta Manuscripta 009
Description: f. 1r-v - Not bound - John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri. - M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.
Acknowledgments: - Prof. L. Voigts and Dr. K. Gould kindly supplied the information that made this description possible.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta009_45
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 12th

Part 1: f. 1r-v
Description: - Parchment - 145 x 100 mm - Recto/verso sides as fragment are opposite to recto/verso in original ms. 1 col., probably of 2, single bounding lines. 21 lines visible, 7 mm apart. Ruling in leadpoint. Brown Ink.
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XII2Searchable Date Range: 1150 - 1199
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Romanesque
Other Decoration: 8-line decorated initial on recto (originally verso), formed of reserve parchment defined with red strips of varying widths on the outer edge. A stem with three, thick petals at circular terminus curves upward in interior.
Notes: Initial is in style of early Ottonian illumination, foliate decoration was widespread in English Mss of s. XII. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: f. 1r-v
Author: Augustine of Hippo
Title: De civitate Dei
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains part of xvii.23, 24, and xviii.1. 
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Frag 009r   8-line decorated in initial in red, blue, green, yellow and void area for stems.
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Frag 009v   Frag 009v
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