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MS. Lat. th. d. 28

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

Zeno of Verona, Hilary of Poitiers, Basil the Great, etc. Italian, mid-15th century

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. 1)
St. Zeno, Sermons

Ed. G. B. C. Giuliari, Verona, 1883, in the order given in the ed. of P. & G.Ballerini (Verona, 1739) Index III pp. clxxxvii–clxxxix except that (fol. 76v–77) Ballerini nos. xxiii and xxiv are reversed

(fol. 79)
Hilary of Poitiers, Tractatus super Psalmos
Rubric: Interpretatio psalmi CXXVI

Pss. 126–8, breaking off at ‘non sufficit semel neque’; pr. Sancti Zenonis…sermones ed. Ballerini 304–316 (=CSEL.XXII.615.10 – 638.13)

(fol. 87v)
Potamius bp. of Lisbon, Tractatus de Lazaro

Pr. Ballerini 297–300 and ed. A. Wilmart in J. Theol. Stud. XIX (1918), 298–304

(fol. 89)
Basil the Great, Homilies

Transl. Rufinus : De livore et invidia, De Attende tibi, De ieiunio and De avaro divite; pr. Ballerini 329–350 (=Migne P.G. 31. Col. 1753 B.I – 1761 B.7, 1733 D.1 – 1744 C.2 and (De av. div.) 1744.C.6 – 1747 B.3)

(fol. 107v)
Gaudentius of Brescia, De Petro et Paulo

Pr. CSEL. LXVIII.181–3

(fol. 108v)
Hilary of Poitiers, Tractatus super Psalmos

Pss. 128–30, pr. Ballerini 316–328 (= CSEL.XXII.637.19 – 660.3).

Contemporary and 16th. cent. notes & corrections throughout.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: perdit
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 119 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written): 150 × 90 mm.

Collation

1(8), 2(8), 3(6), 4(8)-15(8) catchwords the quires signed a-p

Layout

31 long lines

Hand(s)

Humanistic script

Decoration

Initials. (P&A ii. 791)

History

Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; Italian, North

Provenance and Acquisition

‘Eximii et Excellentis viri praeclarissimique doctoris sancti Zenonis episcopi Veronensis tractatus varii sermonesque ad populum, excepti ex vetustissimo volumine Veronę a Guarino Veronensi viro eloquentissimo reperto in Episcopii Biblioteca’ (fol. 1)

Given by Timotheus of Verona (prob. Timoteo Maffei ) to the monastery of S. Maria della Carità, Venice, 15th century: Hic liber studio et cura.d.Timothei Veronensis habitus dono a quodam sacerdote per eum traditus est Monasterio caritatis qui legis ora pro eo et pro donatore (fol. iiv)

S. Maria della Carità, Venice: Statio huius libri est in quarta sede a latere claustri. Iste liber est monasterii ⟨caritatis⟩ (15th century, fol. 118v). MS. Canon. Pat. Lat. 52 and Aberdeen, University Library, MS. 242 include inscriptions following the same form.

Erased ex libris of S. Bartolomeo, Vicenza, 15th century, given by Bartolomeus de Carpo ‘archipresbiter ecclesie vincentine’: ‘Iste liber est monasterii S.Bartholomei de Vincentia quem delegavit reverendus dominus Bartholomeus de Carpo archipresbiter ecclesie Vincentine’ (fol. ii verso)

‘… 3 marco 1498 promis (?) And… dario (?)’ (fol. ii)

‘No 17 Derschau [de Nuremburg ,’ see Cat. libr. mss. in Bibl. D.Thomae Phillipps, Middlehill, 1837, 15] and tab labelled ‘17’ (front inside cover)

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 1291

Bought from Maggs, cat. 816, no. 164, 1953.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2021-01-13: Andrew Dunning Updated provenance.