Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Cutting from Isidore of Seville, Etymologies

Identifier: 
exwsms185_bk
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 185
Title: 
Cutting from Isidore of Seville, Etymologies
Alternative Title: 
Etymologiae
Incipit: 
verum ut dixi ... ole est quotiens id quod ... imus cum te pro astuto sap
Author: 
Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636
Origin Date: 
ca. 1300?
Origin Location: 
France?
Description: 
Small cutting with the remant of Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies, beginning at Liber 2, section 21, on the figures of words and expressions (De figuris verborum et setentiarum). The Etymologies (also called the Origins) is divided into 20 books concerning a subject-area.
Explicit: 
metathesis est quo ... in res praeteritas aut futuras
Extent: 
1 item
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Medieval--France
Subject: 
Isidore, of Seville, Saint, -636. Etymologiae
Subject: 
Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Subject: 
Textura (Gothic script)
Subject: 
Protogothic
Subject: 
Decorated initials
Subject: 
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Subject: 
detached leaves
Language: 
lat
Language: 
grc
Dimensions: 
145 x 50 mm
Material: 
parchment
Foliation: 
f. 1r-v
Binding: 
Edges browning and cracked where the cutting was folded. Small scuffs and stains. Text trimmed away on upper, outer and lower edges.
Decoration Description: 
2-line initial in red with faded blue pen florishes extending into the margin. Ink flaking from recto. Remnant of a single red rubric on recto.
Description of Hands: 
1 column with the remains of 26 lines ruled in dark red ink written in Protogothic script.
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 185, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2019
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2019 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.