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MS. Laud Misc. 115

Summary Catalogue no.: 1432

Fulgenitus Ruspe; Gennadius; Augustine; Richard de Wedinghausen; Germany, 13th century, beginning

Contents

1. (fols. 1r-9v)
Fulgentius of Ruspe, De fide ad Petrum
Rubric: Incipit liber primus sancti Augustini episcopi de fide ad Petrum diaconem.
Incipit: Epistolam, fili Petre, tue caritatis accepi
Explicit: Et si quid aliter sapit, hoc quoque illi Deus revelavit.
Final rubric: Explicit liber beati Augustini episcopi de fide ad Petrum dyaconem.
Language(s): Latin
2. (fols. 9v-13r)
Gennadius, Liber ecclesiasticorum dogmatum
Rubric: Incipit liber beati Augustini episcopi de ecclesiasticis regulis
Incipit: ⟨C⟩redimus unum esse Deum Patrem et Filium et Spiritum Sanctum, Patrem eo quod habeat Filium
Explicit: qui generatione contrahitur, regeneratione soluatur.
Final rubric: Explicit liber beati Augustini Ypponensis episcopi de ecclesiasticis regulis.
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 13r)
Rubric: Quod secuta est ultimum capitulum eiusdem de libro qui est contra hereticos trinitati derogantes.
Incipit: Intelligamus non omne sed aliquid significatum esse peccatum
Explicit: et reuelationis iusti iudicii Dei non ei remittetur neque in hoc seculo neque in futuro

short extract from Heiricus Autissiodorensis, Scholia questionum in Daniele

Language(s): Latin
3. (fols. 13r-16v)
Augustine, De doctrina christiana
Incipit: (prol.) ⟨S⟩unt precepta quedam tractandarum Scripturarum, que studiosis earum video non incommode posse tradi.
Incipit: (text) ⟨D⟩ue sunt res quibus nititur omnis tractatio Scripturarum
Explicit: amplius diligere aliquis potest quam salutem ||
Language(s): Latin
4. (fol. 17r)
Fragment of a vocabulary,

with etymological explanations from Greek

Incipit: ||iam incipiens parua diei lux. Serum autem uocatum est adausisseris[sic]
Explicit: Euphonia est suauitas uocis unde euphonia quasi bonus sonus
Language(s): Latin
5. (fols. 17v-25v)
Richard the Premonstratensian, De canone missae
Rubric: Sermo Petri Clarevallensis super expositionem Canonis
Incipit: In virtute Sancte Crucis et sacramento altaris magna est convenientia
Explicit: in duobus primis est convenientia, in tertio est differentia.

Follows the text as pr. in PL 177, 455-469A (cap. I-IX), but cap. X lacking, replaced with an addition on fol. 25r-v:

Incipit: Post hec forte dicit ubi cogitatio tua
Explicit: ut veritas similitudinis ubique conservetur.
Final rubric: Expositio magistri Petri Manducatoris super primam.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: sed de patris
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i (paper) + i (parchment + 25 + i (parchment) + i (paper) leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 235-245 × 155-165 mm.
fols. 1-18:
Foliation: i-ii, 1-27

Collation

1-28, 38+1

Layout

fols. 1-6: 40 long lines. The writing is above top line. Written space 205 × 130 mm.

fols. 7-18: 2 columns, 40 lines. The writing is above top line. Written space 205 × 130 mm.

fols. 17-25: 33-34 long lines. The writing is above top line. Written space 195 × 105 mm.

Hand(s)

Protogothic

Decoration

fols. 1-6: small flourished initial on fol. 1r, small red initials and rubrics.

fols. 7-18: small red initials with pen flourishing, red rubrics.

fols. 17-25: medium red initials with pen flourishing, red rubrics.

Binding

Limp vellum binding.

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; German

Provenance and Acquisition

List of years 1305-1345, fol. 17r, outer margin.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen (September 2020) from the following source (with additional description of the contents, physical description, decoration):
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Last Substantive Revision

2020-09-30: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.