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MS. Lat. th. d. 18

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Theological texts (two MSS.); 15th century; German, Erfurt (?)

Physical Description

Two parts
Secundo Folio: fuit autem
Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 105 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 270 × 200 mm.
Lower edges of leaves eaten away

Binding

modern binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1932.

MS. Lat.th. d. 18 - Part 1

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol.1)
Distinctiones
Incipit: A. a.a. significat metum gemitum
Explicit: (ymago)ymago dei invisibilis. Colo.1o. Ad quod regnum nos perducat qui vivit etc.
Language(s): Latin
(fol.41v)
Table of sermons
Rubric: Tabula originalium super sermones et omilias sanctorum per totum annum
Incipit: ⟨Q⟩ualiter debemus abnegare nos
Explicit: item Ic. Cris⟨ostomus⟩ in omilia dominica 22a circa medium
Language(s): Latin
Note on the four senses of Scripture
Incipit: Nota quattuor sensus sacre scripture v. hystoricum

In the same hand as the preceding item

Language(s): Latin
(fol.43v)
Rubric: Ars faciendi collaciones et sermones per fratrem Geraldinum de Pistorio ordinis fratrum minorum in Erfordia
Incipit: Quesivisti a me utrum de faciendis collacionibus
Explicit: ergo hoc opusculum determinatur Deo gracias

For this work, also asc. to ‘Astazius O.F.M.’, Ascensius Aquitanus and Ascensius de S. Columba (all seemingly variants of one author), see T. Charland, Artes Praedicandi, Paris &c., 1936, p.27.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarks Greek cross, cf. Briquet 5471, bell, cf. Briquet 4063–4.

Collation

1(12) (12 canc.), 2(12), 3(4), 4(12), 5(3)

Layout

2 cols., varying number of lines

Hand(s)

Two hands: (1) fols. 1-11 and 33-46v; (2) fols. 12-32

Decoration

Plain red initials.

History

Origin: 15th century ; German, Erfurt (?)

MS. Lat.th. d. 18 - Part 2

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol.48) (fol.51v)
John of Erfurt , Commentary on Sentences Bk.I (Stegmüller, Repertorium Comment. in Sent. no.444)
Incipit: (prologue) Hic liber mandatorum … In verbis istis tangitur 1o generaliter
Incipit: Veteris … Primo queritur de subiecto uti

Ends imperf. in dist. 35.

Language(s): Latin
(fol.100)
Theological treatise
Rubric: Incipit tractatus de preologismis (sic) consuetis fieri (?) in materia Trinitatis benedicte et eorum solucionibus
Incipit: Premittam aliqua preambula ad hoc necessaria
Explicit: quod generat generat
Language(s): Latin
(fol.105)
Notes on Aristotle, De interpretatione
Incipit: Genus rerum triplex Quedam sunt res que per sui distribucionem.
Language(s): Latin
(fol.107)
Chronicle

Short extracts from chronicle (15th-16th cent.) directed against Arianism, on a leaf tipped in at the end

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarks steer's head cf. Briquet 14687, bell cf. Briquet 3962.

Collation

1(12)–4(12), 5(6), 6(4)

Layout

Varying numbers of long lines

Decoration

Plain red initials.

History

Origin: 15th century ; German, Erfurt (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

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