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Opening of the 'Speculum.' 2 miniatures, rubrics, initial, red slashes as placemarkers. Hand A.

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Opening of the 'Speculum.' 2 miniatures, rubrics, initial, red slashes as placemarkers. Hand A.
Collection

Speculum humanea salvationis.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: early 15th century
Place: Germany, probably Cologne
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 015
Notes
Ownership: Owned (1634) by Johann Wassenbergh, custos of the abbey of Sankt-Odilienberg in Limburg (also by Petrus Wassenberg). Arms of the archbishoprics of Cologne and Mayence on f. 7v. Aquired for Spencer from L'Art Ancien of Lugano, 1925.
Content: De Ricci, 1338. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: 27 lines per page in two columns, no discernible ruling. No original catchwords visible, but the first folio of each gathering later signed with a letter (A-G). Quaternions are the norm.
Content: Parchment
Content: 194 miniatures, one at the head of each column.
Content: Red and blue initials, rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers.
Content: Notes in dossier and De Ricci date this manuscript to ca. 1410. De Ricci places it in western Germany.
Content: 2: A, ff. 1-40v; B, ff. 41-49v
Content: The 'Speculum' is ascribed to Ludolph of Saxony and its composition is dated to 1324. This copy opens with a description of the Seven Virtues and Seven Deadly Sins. The 'Speculum' itself begins on f. 2.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d043230-c622-012f-be37-58d385a7bc34
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Opening of the 'Speculum.'  2 miniatures, rubrics, initial, red slashes as placemarkers.  Hand A.