P-BRad (Braga) Arquivo Distrital Pastas de fragmentos, 172 (olim Caixa 279, nº 11)

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P-BRad Pastas 172
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Pastas de fragmentos, 172 (olim Caixa 279, nº 11)
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12th century
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Size of the fragment: 305 x 245 mm. Text area: one column of ca 290 x 150-170 mm. 31 text lines, some with music. Notation on dry point lines.
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Bifolium in good condition but slightly damaged. The two pages are not consecutive. The fragment was used as book cover. Creases; the lower edge was trimmed. Ruling pricks along the external edges. A short string of leather is attached on fol. A.
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Plain initials in red. Text and notation in black. Display script in red.
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Later hand inscriptions on fol. Av: "Tombo da Igreia de Couves em Barroso [...] de Montealegre" written along the left border; "Tombo de S. Maria de Couvas" written reversed in the middle of the page, right border; "[...] 1545" written reversed in the top right corner.
On fol. Br there are two modern inscriptions: "172" in red ink and "Caixa 279 nº 11" in blue ink. Along the left side of the same folio there are two - much older - inscriptions "conbo da ygreya de santa maria [...]" (written from the bottom to the top) and "domingos dabreu / [...] de abril 92" (written from the top to the bottom). The Church of Santa Maria of Covas do Barroso is located ca 80 km east of Braga.

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P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 279, 136 – Número 11 – Tombo de Santa Maria de Covas, Barroso, Montalegre, 1545".

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COSTA Avelino de Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.

Completed on: 
2017-06-23