Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: On the Body and Blood of the Lord

Identifier: 
exws_ms_170
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 170
Title: 
On the Body and Blood of the Lord
Alternative Title: 
De corpore et sanguine domini
Alternative Title: 
MS 170
Incipit: 
Regis adirȩ sacre qui uis sollempnia mense
Author: 
Paschasius Radbertus, Saint, 786-approximately 860
Origin Date: 
approximately 1120-1140
Origin Location: 
Southern Europe
Description: 
An early twelfth-century, small-format Latin manuscript of the treatise of the Eucharist by Paschasius Radbertus, abbot of Corbie. There is an extensive marginal apparatus. The earliest and most widespread version of this text.
Provenance: 
Produced in southern Europe in the early twelfth century. Purchased from Les Enluminures who procured it from a private European collection.
Explicit: 
Explicit liber Paschasi
Secundo Folio: 
PASCHASIUS RADBERTVS PLACIDO SVO SALVTEM, Dilectissimo filio et uice christi presidenti magistro monastice
Extent: 
148 folios, foliated (1), 1-146 in pencil
Subject: 
Lord's Supper--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Theology--History--Middle Ages, 600-1500
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Latin
Subject: 
Transubstantiation
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
112 x 77 mm
Material: 
parchment
Collation: 
Collation I⁸ (1, blank pastedown, unnumbered, 2, also blank) ii⁸ [beginning f. 8] iii-xvii⁸ xviii¹º xix²
Binding: 
Bound in modern half leather and wooden boards, spine with three raised bands, one clasp and catch fastening, traces of red and black visible on all three edges.
Decoration Description: 
One-line red initials with blue and ochre highlights, 1- to-4-line initials, red or black, filled in red and ochre, ochre and blue, or with touches of ochre or green, two 3- to 4-line white initials, f. 1v and 8v, with details in black, with white acanthus infill with red highlights and shading in black on ochre (on f. 8v, with blue dots), on blue notched grounds that follow the shape of the initial.
Description of Hands: 
Carolingian minuscule
Additions and Marginalia: 
Marginal apparatus copied by the scribe in red includes initials of authors and subjects, decoratively boxed in red with touches of yellow, nota marks and the chi-rho symbol.
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 170, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2017
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2017 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu