Christ Church MS. 687
Fragment from a theological notebook; ?France, s. xiiiex
A series of distinctiones , those on the recto perhaps for the parts of sermons, on the verso for most of Gregory the Great’s ‘parts’ of the Seven Deadly Sins, Moralia 31.45.88 (PL 76:621), ed. Mark Adriaen, CC 143, 3 vols (1979-85), 1610.
Beginning with materials on ‘elacio’, angels and men as Gods creations, three things which nourish the root of humility, etc., including further distinctiones .
Leaves from a priest’s notebook.
Generally without margins, one fol. in 44-49 long lines, the other in double columns, each column 152 × 60 mm., with 8 mm between columns, in 47 lines to the column.
Written in gothic textura quadrata.
Punctuation by point only.
Housing Held now in a small card file, with label: ‘C13 friar’s book’.
Provenance and Acquisition
Donated by David Malcolm Lewis (1928-1994), the Greek epigrapher and Student of Christ Church 1956-94.
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