Exeter College MS. 44
Thomas Aquinas, In Sententias liber IV; England, s. xiv1
Stegmüller, Sent., 846, bk. 4. Pr. Rome, 1570; ed. Sancti Thomae Aquinatis scriptum super Sententiis 4, ed. M. F. Moos (Paris, 1947).
Two columns, 50 lines. Ruled in crayon.
Bastard anglicana by several scribes, some very good, some poor, also a gothic bookhand of academic type. Punctuated by low point.
On fol. 1r a 5-line blue-and-red lombard, flourished red and extended in red and blue into a bar-frame border with mauve flourishing; 2-line blue lombards, some extended, flourished red, throughout; blue and red paraphs; lemmata underlined red.
Sewn on five bands. Standard Exeter binding: simple and quite elegant, calf over millboards, the calf bearing blind decoration of a floral type, early 19th century. Red leather label on spine with gold-stamped title. Endbands perhaps originally white and brown.
Provenance and Acquisition
Not known. Not recorded in Ecloga; but nevertheless probably in the College in the medieval period: see Watson, Exeter, Introduction, pp. xxii–xxiii. CMA, no. 34.
Exeter library identifications are, on the front pastedown, ‘P8–13 Gall’ (deleted); ‘173–H–9’; ‘Ex: Coll: Oxon:’; the book stamp; ‘Coxe Cat. no. XLIV.’ On the spine is a round label with ‘9’ on it.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Rector and Fellows of Exeter College.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-04-29: First online publication