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Author: Peter RigaW J LeightonSydney Carlyle Cockerell, SirWilfred MertonKatharine AdamsAll authors
Publisher: [France?, ca. 1250]
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : LatinView all editions and formats
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Text of Peter Riga's Aurora, a versification of the Bible. Includes his prose prologue, corresponding to Beichner's edition, v. 1, p. 7-8. Text proper begins with verses on Genesis, corresponding to Beichner, v. 1, p. 21, and concludes with the Acts of the Apostles, the end of which corresponds to Beichner, v. 2, p. 668. Followed by 4 lines of verse of unknown authorship, written in the same hand as the Aurora,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Gothic scripts
Illuminated manuscripts
Manuscripts
Marginalia (Provenance)
Commentaries
Early works
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Riga; W J Leighton; Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir; Wilfred Merton; Katharine Adams; H.P. Kraus (Firm),; Martin Breslauer, Inc.,; Puttick and Simpson,; Pre-1650 Manuscript Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
OCLC Number: 858317543
Language Note: Latin.
Notes: Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger; variant title from spine.
Layout: Written in single column, 52 lines; ruled in lead; prick-marks in margins; trimmed edges obscure this feature and some marginalia throughout.
Script: Written in gothic miniscule of the 13th century, with 14th- and 15th-century marginalia throughout.
Decoration: 10 illuminated initials, with three on f. 1r, others at 4r, 8v, 51v, 54v, 55v, 70r, and 75r. First initial is 40-line; others are substantially smaller, ranging from 3- to 17-line; appear to be rubbed at 1r, 4r, and 8v. Small diagram at 121r. Red and blue initials, many elaborately floriated, with rubrics throughout.
Binding: Bound in brown pigskin with gilt-lettered back by Katharine Adams.
Origin: Script suggests 13th-century origin in France, possibly in the Midi.
Provenance: 1. W. J. Leighton, as per his sale, 1912 -- 2. Purchased from Puttick and Simpson by Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 24 June, 1915 -- 3. Wilfred Merton as per bookplate on inside front cover ("From the library of Wilfred Merton") and handwritten note on third front fly-leaf recto: "Wilfred Merton, Richmond, Surrey, MS. 7" -- 4. Offered for sale by Breslauer, 1958 -- 5. Purchased from Kraus, 29 May 1959.
Shelf-mark: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 0125.
Former shelf-mark: Ms. 4 (Cockerell?)
Former shelf-mark: Ms. 7 (Merton)
Description: 136 leaves : parchment, ill. ; 255 x 150 (250 x 65) mm. bound to 265 x 155 mm.
Contents: 1. fol. 1r: Preface of Peter Riga. "[text] Frequens sodalium meor[um] peticio cum q[ui]b[us]...explicui et v[er]itatis fulgor patenter illuxit?" 2. fol. 1r-136v: Text proper of the Aurora. "[rubr.] De operib[us] septem dierum. [text] Primo f[a]ct[a] die duo, celu[m], t[er]ra, legunt[ur]...Ense sac[ra]t Paulu[m] par lux, urbs, dux c[ru]ce Petru[m] [rubr.] Expliciunt Actus Apostolor[um]". 3. fol. 136v: Verses of unknown authorship. "Dives, mendicus, Deus, infern[us], paradisus...deliciis, p[re]cibus, mercede, labore, quiete."
Other Titles: Petri de Riga Aurora seu Biblia versificata

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Text of Peter Riga's Aurora, a versification of the Bible. Includes his prose prologue, corresponding to Beichner's edition, v. 1, p. 7-8. Text proper begins with verses on Genesis, corresponding to Beichner, v. 1, p. 21, and concludes with the Acts of the Apostles, the end of which corresponds to Beichner, v. 2, p. 668. Followed by 4 lines of verse of unknown authorship, written in the same hand as the Aurora, then followed by the first line repeated in a different hand (14th-century), and finally by "Explicit Aurora" in yet another 14th-century hand.

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