Liber instrumentorum seu chronicorum Monasterii Casauriensis

Title:
Liber instrumentorum seu chronicorum Monasterii Casauriensis
Library:
Bibliothèque Nationale
Language:
Latin
City:
PARIS, France
Shelf Mark:
Cod. lat. 5411
Alternate Names:
Codex parisianus latinus 5411 -- Chronicon Casauriense -- Instrumentarium -- Liber chronicorum --
Origin:
Monastery of S. Clemente a Casauria
Dimensions:
272 folios --
Date Description:
1180-ca. 1182
Author:
The monk Giovanni di Berardo, identified in the ms. as Frater Johannes Berardi.
Content:
Documents relating to the monastery of San Clemente a Casauria and, in the inner margins, a chronicle of the monastery up to the year 1182.
Hand:
Late Carolingian minuscule ("minuscola di transizione" - transition minuscule) --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
pen drawings (mainly smaller portraits of earlier abbots, but occasionally scenes representing important moments for the monastery), sometimes enhanced with red -- some ornamented initials and drolleries [droleries, grotesques] (see fol. 131r.)
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize BX 2624 .S213 C47 1982 facsimile + text Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete manuscript -- color --
Notes:
The introductory booklet is inside the front cover --
Type of Text:
cartulary, chronicle, documents, historical, monastic