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F6-23. Diploma of the Conclave in Basel


Basel, 1439 09 17
The diploma of the Conclave in Basel announcing that the teaching about the Virgin Birth is a dogma of faith and introducing the respective feast with remission of sins.
Ausculta[ta] cum originali plumbata per me Johannem de Rocapetri et concordat. De Rocapetri;  de curia Mi-Galterj; 
The attached seal is missing except for the holes made for the attachment of the seal.
Latin; 1 f.; 30,5x50+6,5 cm; Text: 17x37 cm; 24 rows. The parchment darkened in places, is spotty, decayed along the folds, with a cut on the upper right corner.  The first word of the intitulatio is written in capital letters that are decorated. Some letters in the first line are enlarged. On the right margin there is a sign similar to a longer f. 
The label and the seal of the Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences are on the reverse of the parchment.
References: KDKDW, t.1, p.174176, nr.156; Jasas, p.33, nr.45.  


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