Kent State University Leaf 03

This leaf is identified by Ege as an Italian lectionary from the mid twelfth century. The vellum is thin, supple, and barely yellowed, measuring 33 x 24cm. The text is revived Carolingian minuscule, another example of which can be seen in Leaf 01. The ink is primarily dark brown with minimal fading with phrases highlighted in red and blue. See Denison University Leaf 03 for more information on this manuscript.

Text: John 12:26, Luke 11:27-28, and Luke 10:38-40 (verso). There is no scan of the verso available at this time.

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Kent Leaf 03 Recto
Kent Leaf 03 Recto

Kent State University Leaf 03 Recto

+ Kent Leaf 03 Recto Transcription

illic et miníster meus erit. Si quis mihi ministráverit, honorificábit eum Pater meus qui est in celis.

[3 lines of rubrication and response not yet transcribed.]

In illo tempore. Factum est autem, cum hæc díceret: extóllens vocem quædam múlier de turba dixit illi: Beátus venter qui te portávit, et úbera quæ suxísti. At ille dixit: Quinímmo beáti, qui áudiunt verbum Dei et custódiunt illud.

[Rubrication not yet transcribed.]

In illo tempore. Intrávit Jesu in quoddam castéllum: et múlier quædam, Martha nómine, excépit illum in domum suam, et huic erat soror nómine María, quæ étiam sedens secus pedes Dómini, audiébat verbum illíus. Martha autem satagébat circa frequens ministérium: quæ stetit, et ait: Dómine, non

+ Kent Leaf 03 Recto Translation

[John 12:26]

...there also shall my minister be. If any man minister to me, him will my Father honour.

[3 lines of rubrication and response not yet transcribed.]

[Luke 11:27-28]

27 And it came to pass, as he spoke these things, a certain woman from the crowd, lifting up her voice, said to him: Blessed is the womb that bore thee, and the paps that gave thee suck. 28 But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it.

[Rubrication not yet transcribed.]

[Luke 10:38-40]

In that time Jesus entered into a certain town: and a certain woman named Martha, received him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sitting also at the Lord's feet, heard his word. 40 But Martha was busy about much serving. Who stood and said: Lord, hast thou no...

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