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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Gospel. Fragment.
2nd half of the 13th c. Bosnia. 6 ff., 275 x 105 mm, parchment. Gilferding. 61. Fol. 1 r.
The text is written in two columns in ustav script; decorated with initials showing elements of teratology.
Mahmud b. Salih, captain of Ostrovitsa and Bihach provinces.
Letter to Pavasovich, serdar of Shibenik and Skradin kapitenias (provinces). 1135 A.H./1722 - 1723 A.D. 1 f., 305 x 209 mm, paper. Coll. 67. Berchich. No. 62.
The letter is written in cursive bosanchitsa script - a variety of Cyrillic used mainly by the Catholic and Moslem population of Bosnia and Herzegovina.