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MS. Lat. th. e. 19

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

Theological tracts. German, mid-15th century.

Contents

(fol.1)
Bindus de Siena , Distinctiones,

here anonymous (cf. Stegmüller Rep. biblicum no.1765)

Incipit: Abstinencia est meritorum augmentativa
Explicit: ut persequeretur christianos
Language(s): Latin

Alphabetical index (abstinencia - zelus) to the preceding item

Colophon: Johannes Seabat de lapide.... anno domini xlixo (fol.131)
(fol.132)
Nikolaus von Dinkelsbühl (?) , Tractatus de arte salubriter moriendi

So attributed by R. Rudolf (‘Der Verfasser des ‘Speculum artis bene moriendi’’, Anzeiger d. Österreich. Akad. d. Wissenschaften. Phil-hist Kl.88, (1951), pp.387–398). Text slightly longer than that of the printed editions.

Incipit: Cum de presentis exilii miseria
Explicit: ad perennia gaudia pergat Quod nobis concedat Iesus Christus Dei et Marie virginis filius in secula benedictus
Language(s): Latin
(fol.144v)
Rubric: bona et utilis notula
Incipit: Diceret aliquis quomodo debet homo facere diligenciam
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Ne sis dampnatus mori sis semper paratus

Four hexameters

Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Mors tua mors Christi fraus mundi gloria celi

Elegiac distich: Walther, Alphab. Verzeichnis no. 11275.

Language(s): Latin
(fol.145)
Colophon: per manus Jacobi paltram anno liiio
Language(s): Latin
(fol.145v)
Proverbial sayings in prose and hexameter verse
Incipit: Salvus disce require a sapiente
Language(s): Latin
(fol.146)
Treatise on the Passion
Incipit: Licet quilibet homo iniuriam receperit
Explicit: agere quam propter mortem ipsius
Language(s): Latin
(fol.174)
Franciscus de Mayronis , De usu terminorum (cf. P. B. Roth ‘Franz v. Mayronis’, Franziskan. Forsch. III (1936), pp.214, 5)
Incipit: Cum difficultas verbalis multipliciter impediat
Explicit: est virtus remotiva obstaculi regni celestis
Colophon: deo gracias. Explicit Anno 1469o
Language(s): Latin
(fol.182)
Peter Lombard , Sententiarum libri IV (abridgement: Stegmüller, Repert. Comm. in sent. P. Lombardi no.17), each distinctio being preceded by a hexameter line summarizing its contents)
Incipit: Res docet utendas distinccio prima fruendas. Omnis doctrina vel rerum est
Explicit: ineffabili calamitate etc.Sit laus deo
Language(s): Latin
(fol.230)
Exposition of the Apostles' creed in which each article is associated with a prophet and an apostle
Incipit: Patrem me vocabis et post me ingredi… Jere.3.c. Solus Deus adorandus est
Explicit: S. Mathias apostolus d. Et vitam eternam. Amen
Language(s): Latin
(fol.237v)
Sermon on the Blessed Virgin
Incipit: Qui conceptus est de spiritu sancto natus ex Maria virgine
Language(s): Latin
(fol.248v)
Sermon on the Blessed Virgin
Incipit: Sicut lilium inter filias Jerusalem. Cant. 2o pro primo notandum
Language(s): Latin
(fol.257)
Sermon on St. John the Baptist
Incipit: Inter natos mulierum non surrexit.. mt xi Sanctus Johannes precursor domini penitenciam predicavit
Language(s): Latin
(fol.262v)
Sermons with texts taken from Luke
Incipit: Nupcie fact sunt in Chana… Introduccio.Res necessaria ad salutem est fides hebr xi
(fol.266)
Incipit: Cum factus esset Iesus annorum xii… Introduccio Prov.2 scribitur
(fol.278)
Incipit: Exurgens autem Maria abiit…luc 1. Unde salutacione relata virgini gloriose
Language(s): Latin
(fol.287)
Treatise on the pastoral duties of bishops
Rubric: Que sunt sex proprietates boni pastoris
Incipit: Ego sum pastor bonus. Scribitur iohannes 10. Pastor dicitur cristus
Explicit: in futuro per gloriam. Quod et nobis prestare dignetur pater et filius et spiritus sanctus Amen.
Language(s): Latin

Fol.131v, 178v– 181v, 228v– 229v, 269v– 277v are blank.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: ideo post cenum
Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermarks: balance, cf. Briquet 2401, balance within cartouche, cf. Briquet 2469.
Extent: ii + 302 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 220 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written): 140–170 × 90-110 mm.
(width 100mm. between fol. 1 and 131v, 90-110mm. between fol. 132 and 300).

Collation

1(12)(1 canc.), 2(12) – 25(12) Catchwords.

Layout

29–37 long lines

Hand(s)

Six hands

Decoration

Plain red initials.

Binding

Contemporary binding of oak boards and sheepskin, with two brass clasps of which the straps have gone.

Accompanying Material

On the paste-down of the front and end inside covers is part of a 15th cent. notarial document relating to the sending and execution of papal letters, drawn up by Georgius Melkhaym de Prawnaw (Braunau) .

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

Bequeathed by F. P. Barnard (bookplate), 1931.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff