Acts of the Apostles 2:3–3:17
Description information entered by Paula Raimondi Cantu, a student in Adrienne Williams Boyarin's "In the Archives" course at University of Victoria (Canada), Spring 2021. The descriptive work was done by Erin Donohgue Brooke, a student in a previous term of the same course (Spring 2016).
Northern Textualis. A second hand responsible for rubrication and running titles; minor marginal corrections with signes-de-renvoi likely show a third hand.
Single thin leaf from a pocket-sized Bible. Text is Acts 2:3–3:17.
Single sheet of very thin parchment that is white, creamy, and well-preserved. Text is written in two columns of 46 lines each, in black ink with some rubrication and red splashing of significant letters. Dimensions are 86mm x 138mm (text area 63mm x 95mm, columns 23mm x 95mm). There is very little damage, though the leaf is somewhat warped, and the running header at top of recto shows evidence of trimming; no pricking is visible. Pencil ruling used for vertical columns, drypoint (?) for horizontal lines. Running title: AC / T(US).
Book Decoration and Musical Notation
Running header and chapter numbers are in alternating blue and red ink. One decorated capital P (for “Petrus,” on verso a5) marks the beginning of the third chapter of Acts; it is four lines high, in blue ink decorated with thin red penwork.
- Text Language Latin
- Title Acts of the Apostles
The leaf contains nearly all of the second chapter of the Vulgate Acts of the Apostles, beginning about halfway through Acts 2:3 (at “dispertite lingue tamquam ignis”) on the recto, and continuing to Acts 3:17 (to “et nunc fratres scio quia per ignoran…”) on the verso.
- Glosses and Additions Careful corrections throughout.
Donated to University of Victoria Libraries by Bruce and Dorothy Brown in 2003.