P-BRad (Braga) Arquivo Distrital Pastas de fragmentos, 244 (olim Miscelânia de pergaminhos nº 12) [Previously caixa 243, nº 1]

Siglum: 
P-BRad Pastas 244
Shelfmark: 
Pastas de fragmentos, 244 (olim Miscelânia de pergaminhos nº 12) [Previously, caixa 243, nº 1]
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Date: 
12th - 13th century
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Page layout: 
Size of the whole fragment: 440 x ca 395 mm. Fol. A: ca 435 x 309 mm. Fol. B: ca 440 x 85 mm. Text area fol. A: ca 324 x 244 mm. Text area fol. B: ca 325 x 68 mm. Text lines on each page: 13. Music lines on each page: 13.
Condition of document: 
Bifolium badly damaged. Folio B has a severe vertical cut: the page is reduced to about 1/4 of its original size. The two pages of the bifolium are not consecutive. The folds and the lateral cut suggest that the fragment was used as a bookbinding. There is a small library sticker on fol. Ar with the shelf-mark "12".
Decoration: 
The first responsory on fol. Av has an inhabited initial "S" decorated with a dog(?) and some leaves. Text and notation in black. Display script in red. Capital letters in red or black with very simple decoration.
Inscriptions: 

Fol. Ar: "12" written in blue ink by a modern hand; "244" written in red ink by a modern hand.
Fol. Av: modern hands added "Ig.", "Guilhafons…" and "Sancta Comb…".

Remarks: 

P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa refers to this fragment as: "Caixa 243, 35 – Número 1 – Tombo de Santa Comba de Guilhafonse, 1541". "Santa Comba de Guilhafonse" corresponds today to the parish of Santa Comba in Vila Fonche, located ca 40 km north of Braga.

References: 

COSTA Avelino de Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.
COSTA Avelino de Jesus da; ALMEIDA Luís Ferrand de: A biblioteca e o tesouro da Sé de Braga nos séculos XV a XVIII, Braga: Revista "Theologica" 1984, pp. 221, 328 (plate 45).

Completed on: 
2017-07-14