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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 (erased)] qui legis ora pro eo et pro donatore’ (fol.iiv)

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)

‘Statio huius libri est in quarta sede a latere claustri. Iste liber est monasterii.. (rest erased)’, 15th cent. (fol.118v)

‘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