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MS. Auct. F. 6. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 1882

Theological and classical collections by a Franciscan; Spain (?), c. 1500


Franciscan statutes
(fol. 7)
Francis of Assisi, Testament
Rubric: Testamentum beatissimi patris nostri Francisci

Declarations or bulls relating to the Franciscans of 1279 (fol. 10v), 1312 (fol. 32), 1464 (fol. 71v) and 1446 (fol. 72v), and the 'Statuta generalia' as fixed at a Chapter held at Barcelona in June 1451, with a preface (fol. 43v).

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 78v)

Extracts from works by (Ps.)-Augustine of Hippo:

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 126v)
Isaac de Stella, Epistola ad Iohannem episcopum Pictaviensem de officio missae

Migne's Patrol. Lat. cxciv, col. 1889.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 130v)
Theological notes

The first entitled 'Lignum vite crucifixi jhesu'.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 133)

Astronomical and geographical notes and excerpts, including the Sphaera Pythagorae (fol. 145): cf. fols. 276v, 277bv.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 147)
Isocrates, Ad Demonicum
Rubric: Iσοκράτου [sic] λόγος πρὸς ∆ημόυικου
Language(s): Greek

Glossed in Latin

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 158)
Johannes Damascenus, De fide orthodoxa
Rubric: Johannis Damasceni liber de fide siue Sentenciarum
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 257v)
Johannes Damascenus, Logica (extracts)
Rubric: Pηγή γυώσεως
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 277a)
Ps.-Phocylides, Carmen admonitionis
Rubric: Фωκυλίδου ποίημσ υουθετικόυ

The first 17 lines only, preceded by "στίχοι εἰς τὸv Φωκυλίδηv", two sets.

Language(s): Greek

Glossed in Latin

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 279)
Gospel of Mark
Rubric: Tὸ κατά Mάρκου εύαγγέλιου

Chapter 1 only.

Language(s): Greek
(fol. 281)
Bede, Commentary on Acts
Rubric: Opusculum venerabilis Bede presbiteri in librum Actuum Apostolorum
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 314)
Menander, Sententiae Monostichae
Rubric: Mενάνδρου γνωμσι μουόστιχοι

Ninety-seven in number, A-M only.

Language(s): Greek

Short Greek pieces:

(fol. 317v)

Three letters between Alexander and Philip and Aristotle

(fol. 317v)
Ps.-Phalaris, Epistolae (extract)
Rubric: Φάλαρις 'Aλκιβόῳ
(fol. 318)

Six hexameters on the immortality of the soul attributed to Apollo.

Incipit: Ψυχη' μέν μέχρις οὗ
(fol. 318)
Ps.-Aristotle, Problemata (extracts)
Language(s): Greek
(fol. 319)
Rubric: Στíχοι Σιβύλλας της 'Eρνθραíας περἰ τον Kνρíον

Acrostics preserved by Eusebius Pamphili

Language(s): Greek

With a Latin metrical version

Language(s): Latin

Followed by some similar prophecies (cf. fol. 323v)

(fol. 321v)
Rubric: Διαϕορα' ϕωνης
Incipit: 'Eπἰ κύκνου ᾂδειν

On varieties of sounds

Language(s): Greek
(fol. 322v)
Rubric: Aἱ τωv έπτα' σοφωv γνωμαι
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 326 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 5.125 × 4 in.


Part of a 15th cent. stamped leather German binding.


Origin: c. 1500 ; Spanish (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Owned in 1554 by 'Godfridus Coben', fol. 323v, and perhaps by 'John Johnson' (?: cover and fol. 146v).

Probably acquired between 1613 and 1620.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).


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Digital Images

New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room (digitized microfilm, fols. 279r-280v)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.

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