Modern foliation on both sides of the leaf; the first, blank leaf has
been foliated as 1a after-hand.
Catchwords in the lower margin of the last page of a
At least one quire is missing from both the front and back of the
manuscript. A leaf is almost completely excised after fol. 3. A leaf excised
after fol. 25 (no textual loss). Fol. 41 is smaller and of a different shape,
but the scribe adapted the text accordingly. Fol. 60 is probably a later
addition. Fol. 60a is almost entirely cropped.
The writing is badly worn,
especially at the beginning and end of the surviving volume. There is some
staining throughout, and on some occasions the ink of the decoration has seeped
Two columns with 25 lines; vertical bounding
lines in ink.
One hand of
simple hybrida script.
The hand of an annotator contributed some original notes in the margins.
, a picture of Christ on the cross. This leaf is a later
addition, bound in between quires. Alternating red and green lombardic initials and
also paraphs. Article numbers and headings are given in red.
Girdle-book binding with wooden boards and brown leather covers. Two hook-clasps.
Five copper bosses on both the front and back covers.
The manuscript contains an imperfect copy of
. It was
written by a single scribe, during
(the first half
of) saec. XV
. Since the manuscript shares certain similarities with a
number of manuscripts of Finnish origin (
Wiktorsson 1992, 35–38
may have been written in
Several leaves show the stamp of
Tallinn City Archives
. How and when the manuscript
ended up in
Mittelalterliche Handschriften in den Sammlungen des Stadtarchivs Tallinn und des Estnischen Historischen Museums. Katalog,