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MS. Hamilton 33

Summary Catalogue no.: 24463

Conrad von Soltow, Fulgentius of Ruspe, Johannes Klenkok; Germany A c 1400, B 1394

Physical Description

Composite: two parts, together by the fifteenth century binding.
Extent: 259 + 1 folios (1–260)
Dimensions (leaf): 295 × 205 mm.

Binding

Fifteenth-century binding of plain leather over boards; clasps lost; contemporary contents label.

Accompanying Material

Endleaves (Sallust, Bellum Jugurthinum, 13th century) now kept as MS. Add. A. 175, part B.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Erfurt Charterhouse: ex libris, upper pastedown (with typical contents list) and fol. 260r; catalogue, E 15.

Friedrich Gottlieb Julius von Bülow, 1760-?1831: identifiable as no. 167 in the 1836 catalogue ('Quaestiones magistrales et breves super omnes libros summarum[sic] Conr. Soltow. - Augustinus De fide etc.').

Sir William Hamilton, 1788–1856

Presented to the Bodleian Library by his sons and received in 1857.

MS. Hamilton 33 – Part A (fols. 1–156)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fols. 1ra-155rb)
Conrad von Soltow, Quaestiones on Peter Lombard's Sentences
Rubric: Questiones integrales et breues circa omnes libros sententiarum comportate per dominum Conradum Soltaw in studio pragen. concurrentem cum Bicipite ibidem. Qui dominus Conradus factus sacre theologie professor postmodum in episcopum Ferdensem electus est. […]
Incipit: Queritur primo circa primum sententiarum utrum per studium sacre scripture acquiratur \habitus alius/ a fide
Explicit: usque ad diem iudicij vident gloriam sanctorum. Quam nobis concedat qui sine fine viuit et regnat in secula seculorum amen.
Colophon: finis 4tus liber sententiarum per me Wigandum etc. [added:] questiones conradi soltow
2. (fols. 155va-156vb)

Register of questions.

Incipit: 1. Utrum per studium sacre scripture acquiratur alius habitus a fide
Explicit: 28. Utrum anime a corpore separate cognoscant […]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: lily with six-petalled flower above (not in Piccard; similar examples in WZIS dated from c. 1383–1430) and lily with eight-pointed star above (type Piccard i.343, 345–51, early fifteenth century)

Layout

(fols. 1ra-155rb) 2 cols., c. 43–7 lines, frame-ruled. Ruled space 235–55 × 150–60 mm.

Hand(s)

The main text in one cursive hand (presumably that of 'Wigandus'), extensively corrected throughout in a darker ink. The index in a different cursive hand.

Decoration

Spaces for initials and rubrics unfilled.

History

Origin: 14th century, late, or 15th century, early (watermarks) ; German

MS. Hamilton 33 – Part B (fols. 157–259)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fols. 157ra-232rb)
⟨Conrad von Soltow⟩, Lectura super Firmiter credimus
Incipit: Firmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur fidem […] Autorizans magistri gencium Paulos apostolus
Explicit: leticia cum wlto tuo. Ad quam letictiam nos perducat indiuidua trinitas in secula seculorum benedicta. Amen.
(fols. 232rb-235rb)
Rubric: Isti sunt tytuli questionum contentarum in opere precedenti
Incipit: Circa prohemium firmiter credimus
Explicit: an beatitudo eterna consistit principaliter in visione
Colophon: Gloria tibi trinitas equalis vna deitas in secula seculorum AMEN
2. (fols. 235va-246ra)
⟨Fulgentius of Ruspe⟩, De fide ad Petrum
Rubric: Librum Beati Augustini de fide ad petrum etc.
Incipit: Epistolam fili petre tue caritatis accepi
Explicit: hoc illi quoque deus reuelabit. Hoc est finis huius operis.
Final rubric: Explicit liber Beati Augustini de fide ad petrum

Fol. 246rb blank.

3. (fols. 247ra-258va)
Johannes Klenkok, Quaestiones super materiam totam Canonicae Johannis
Rubric: Questio Johannis Klenkoch professoris theolgica contingens[sic] in se totam materiam canonice beati Johannis
Incipit: Utrum eterna vita manibus contractata sit vere per Johannem in suis canonicis epistolis nuntiata. Arguitur quod non
Explicit: doctum in opere fuit tamen inditum cordibus nostris a mundi creatione etc. Finis huius operis.
Final rubric: Expliciunt questiones M. Klenkoc sacre theologie professoris in se continens totam materiam canonice Johannis.
Colophon: Finitus est hoc opus sub anno domini millesimo tricentesimo nonagesimo quarto. Da mihi dona tria sanctissima virgo maria. Da spacium vite. Da diuicias sine lite. Regnum celeste post mortem da manifeste.

Stegmüller 4752,3 (this manuscript only).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks include (fol. 246 etc.) bull's head with six-pointed star above (Piccard type viii.11–150), (fol. 259) bull's head with six-petalled flower above (type Piccard xii.231–363, cf. esp. 241; cf. WZIS DE6405-PO-65273)

Layout

2 cols., c. 47–50 lines. Frame-ruled, ruled space 210–25 × 125–30 mm.

Hand(s)

One hand; cursive with many unlooped ascenders.

Decoration

Red initials sometimes with flourishing in red.

Cadels.

History

Origin: 1394 ; German

Provenance

Colophon, fol. 258v. The date 1394 was taken in the Summary Catalogue as the date of the work, but Klenkok died before 1374; the watermarks are consistent with a date of 1394.

MS. Hamilton 33 - endleaf (fol. 260)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Injunctions from a visitation of the Erfurt Charterhouse, 1410

Physical Description

Form: sheet
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1410

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description by Matthew Holford, Sept. 2020. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-09-18: Description revised after examination of watermarks.