Moralia in Job

Scope and Content

Leaf from Gregory the Great's Moralia in Job, book XII: 42-7. Written in England; this leaf later used as a flyleaf or wrapper. Cf. Stegmüller 2634. First line 1r: Bene (er)g(o) d(icitu)r . terrebit eu(m) tribulatio . First line 1v: (i)g(itur) iniquiis inpingui cervice con.


de Hamel, Christopher. 'Phillipps Fragments in Tokyo,' in The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honor of Toshiyuki Takamiya, eds. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal, and John Scahill. D. S. Brewer & Yushodo Press Ltd.: 2004. Pp. 19-44.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Single parchment leaf, somewhat darkened with small written-around hole, written in double columns with traces of dry point ruling. Parchment dimensions 380 mm x 281 mm, total written space 300 x 190 mm, space between columns 15 mm, text columns 89 mm, 43 lines per column. Inscription in 16th-century hand in outer margin of verso reading "deliv[er]ed to my syster doley by my lord norrys bond of xlli of hounds bill of xlli." Written in black ink, without decoration; some lines lightly underlined. Recto slightly rubbed with light staining.

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