Aurora

Information About This Item

Creator

Peter Riga

Title

Aurora

Date

1200 - 1250

Description

Contents: Biblical epic, written in distichs in the 13th century.
Provenance: 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.
Script: Gothic

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 125

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta125_45

Format

Parchment - 72 x 77 mm - One column visible with 14 visible lines, with bounding lines plus 2 lines 5 and 10 mm to left of column to mark initial, with leadpoint ruling on recto (ruling on verso is indiscernable)

Language

Latin

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

England