Title: Manuscript Fragment from the Selected Writing of Saint Augustine, 12th Century
Author: Saint Augustine
Condition: Very Good
A 12th century leaf fragment from the Selected Writing of Saint Augustine, written in Latin, produced in England. The script is written in a proto-gothic book hand, with the text discussing the Baptism of Jesus, and the Naming of Peter, from Augustine’s Sermones, no. 76 and In Joannis Evangelium Tractis, chapter 124. There are the remnants of the second column.
This manuscript has been written in a 15-line format.
This manuscript has been acquired from the Colker Collection, which was previously acquired in 1984 from Maggs Brothers in 1973.
One manuscript fragment on vellum, 10.5 x 15.1 cm
This manuscript is in very good shape, with some rippling to the fragment. There is a small hole, with several letters lacking.