A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Lat. th. e. 23

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

Devotional and theological treatises; Germany (Regensberg), 1473; bound with a printed book

Physical Description

Composite: two parts: fols. 1-28 (printed book) || fols. 29-98
Secundo Folio: sed audiat
Form: codex
Extent: i + 100 leaves

Binding

Bound in 19th(?)-century mottled grey pasteboards.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired early 19th century. Formerly kept as (pr. bk.) Auct VII.Q.4.44; transferred to the Department of Western MSS. in 1944.

MS. Lat. th. e. 23 - Part 1

Contents

Ps.-Augustine , works

De fuga mulierum, De continentia, De contemptu mundi, etc.

Printed at Speyer c. 1472. Cf. GKW, no. 2956; described in detail in the Bodleian Incunable catalogue. Rubrics in the hand of Johannes Tüchler, for whom see below.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: c. 1472 ; German, Speyer

MS. Lat. th. e. 23 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.27)
Jean Gerson , De pollutione nocturna et praeparatione ad missam
Rubric: Tractatus magistri Iohanis Gerson Cancellarii Parisiensis de pollucione

As pr. Opera ed. L. E. du Pin, Antwerp 1706, tom.III col.323–334

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 39)
Colophon: per me Johanem tüchler tunc temporis socium Ratisbone in hospitali in pede pontis die Martis xx Iulii anno lxxiii
Language(s): Latin
(fol.39v)
Ps.-Bernard , Formula honestae uitae
Rubric: Incipit speculum beati Bernhardi abbatis de honestate vite

Pr. P.L. 184 col. 1167 – 1170D

Language(s): Latin
(fol.42)
Ps.-Bernard , Octo puncta perfectionis assequendae
Rubric: Incipiunt octo puncta mediante quibus pervenitur ad perfeccionem vite spiritualis cuiusdam scilicet Bernhardi

Pr. P.L. 814 col. 1181 – 1186

Language(s): Latin
(fol.47)
Sermon on the Assumption
Rubric: De assumpcione Marie virginis sermo bonus
Incipit: Que est ista que ascendit de deserto… Cant VI. Hec verba locutus est salomon in persona
Explicit: ad eternam vitam. Ad quam nos perducere dignetur pater et filius et spiritus sanctus.Amen
Language(s): Latin
(fol.53)
Collection of prayers
Rubric: Incipit liber caritatis seu tractatulus caritatis beati dominici predicatoris eximii
Incipit: (prologue) Legimus in libro de vita sancti dominici predicatoris eximii
Incipit: (text) O sapiencia eterna, splendor glorie et figura substancie
Explicit: (text) nec ulla fortune sors separet sed permaneat morte fortior noster amor in evum. Amen
Language(s): Latin
(fol.65)
Ps.-Bernard , Speculum peccatoris
Rubric: Incipit speculum mortis Augustini

Pr. P.L. 40 col.983 – 992

Language(s): Latin
(fol.70v)
Norma uiuendi
Rubric: Epistola sew libellus honorabilis Ysidori de norma vite ad quendam adolescentem

Pr. P.L. 83 col.1247 – 1252

Language(s): Latin
(fol.76)
Patrick of Dublin , De tribus habitaculis animae
Rubric: Incipit libellus Augustini de tribus tabernaculis

Ed. A. Gwynn, Script. Lat. Hibern. 1, pp.106–124; cf. P.L. 40 col.991 – 998

Language(s): Latin
(fol.81)
Ps.-Bernard , Meditationes piissimae de cognitione humanae conditionis
Rubric: Meditacio sancti Bernhardi abbatis de custodia sui quam misit ad amicum suum

Pr. P.L. 184 col.485 – 508

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 98v)
Colophon: In vigilia xi milium virginum [20 Oct.] per me Iohanem Tüchler de Saltendorff tunc temporis indignum presbiterum in hospitali in ratispone in pede pontis extra muros civitatis Anno MOCCCCOlxxiiio
Language(s): Latin

Fol.62v– 64v, 99 and 100 are blank.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarks steer's head with crown and star cf.Briquet 14595 and 14579.
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 140 mm.
Dimensions (written): 130-35 × 95 mm.

Collation

1(12) – 5(12), 6(12) (12 canc.)

Layout

26 – 29 long lines

Decoration

plain red initials

History

Origin: 1473 ; German, Regensburg

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.