Fragment

Colchester: University of Essex Library, Harsnett H.b.30 i

Lost manuscript: 

Textual information

Subject: 
Bible
Title of work: 
John (glossed)
Section: 
7:7 to 7:22
Orientation: 
upright
Transcription: 

timonium perhibeo de illo quia opera eius mala sunt . . . propterea moyses dedit

Palaeography

Type of script: 
Gothic
Script detail: 
Textura
Place of production: 
France (?Paris)
Date of production: 
s. xiii
s. xiii med

Material information

Material: 
Parchment
Type of fragment: 
Pastedown
Fragment type detail: 
pastedown, in situ
Element of folio: 
almost the whole page, providing the full height but lacking inner margin (including any gloss column), two to three letters of text and outer margin
Ruling: 
ruled in plummet for the gloss
Decoration: 

Running header 'IO' in red and blue. Likewise, glosses are separated by capitula marks alternating in red and blue.

Further information

Notes: 

Glossing appears to be integral to the making of the manuscript. It is placed not only in the column to the right of the text but also interlinearly.

Date last updated: 
Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 07:25
Colchester Harsnett H.b.30 pastedown

Dimensions

Fragment: 

300mm (h) x 185mm (w)

Number of lines: 
21
Number of columns: 
1 + gloss
Height of minims: 
4mm
Space between lines: 
10mm
Upper margin: 
25mm
Height of written space: 
247mm
Width of written space: 
185mm
Lower margin: 
28mm
Width of text 1: 
120mm
Reservation 1: 
5mm
Width of text 2: 
60mm
Number of lines (gloss): 
54
Space between lines (gloss): 
2mm
Height of minims (gloss): 
1mm