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Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  MS C195
Description: ff. 233 - 16th century (?) leather over cardboard; backstrip exposed - Bernard M. Rosenthal, Catalogue IX(New York, 1959), no. 52, with ill.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 5
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSC195_30
Language: Latin Country: Spain Century: 12th

Part 1: ff. 1-233v
Description: - Parchment - 230 x 143 mm - 31-41 long lines ruled in hardpoint and crayon; prickings visible
Country: SpainCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XII/XIIISearchable Date Range: 1190 - 1210
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic minuscule
Figurative Decoration: 2 historiated initials
Other Decoration: Red initials; titles and section headings in red; strapwork initials in black ink and red; running titles in red; large strapwork initial with decoration in yellow, white and red, on a red background; initials in yellow and red
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: ff. 1-232
Author: Petrus Riga
Title: Aurora
Title: Incipit prologus magistri Petri Riga in librum Aurore
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Omnis scriptura diuinitus inspirata
Explicit: Descenens patrum ueterum de germine natus.
Notes: Petrus de Riga (d.1209); here the text is preceded by the prologue and ends with the Song of Songs. 
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f. 3r   Strapwork initial 'O' in yellow and black outline; bust-length portrait of Christ inside initial; decorated in red and green; rubric in red; hierarchy of scripts; verse, "Petrus Riga vocor, cui christi vena rigat cor."

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f. 56r   Red initial with beige dots; figure of a man wearing a hat and skirt with his arms around the initial; running title in red; 2-line red initials; 1-line initials in alternating red and black

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f. 115v   Initial 'P' in red and black; some penwork flourishing and some strapwork; red line-enders; quire signature, "N."

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f. 137r   Full-page strapwork initial, in white, yellow, and beige, with red dots; red background; hierarchy of scripts from rubric to text; red initials

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f. 232r   Explicit; prickings visible in outer margin; prickings for vertical rulings also visible in top and bottom margins

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Text 2: ff. 232v-233r
Title: Prayer to the Virgin Mary
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Aue maria gratia plena domius tecum
Explicit: omnium percipere peccatorum