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MS. Laud Misc. 431

Summary Catalogue no.: 1011

Pablo de Santa Maria, Scrutinium scripturarum; Germany (Eberbach), 1449

Contents

(fols. 2-161v)
Paulus de S. Maria , Scrutinium scripturarum
Final rubric: Dyalogus qui Scrutinum Scripturarum dicitur compositus per reverendum patrem dominum Paulum de Sancta Maria sacre theologie professorem eximium ac Burgensem episcopum, etc. Et finivit eum postquam complevit additiones super Nicolaum de Lyra anno Domini mo.xxxxo.xxxiiii. etatis vero sue anno octuagesimo primo, etc. Rescriptus per me fratrem Johannem Kuwefleiss de Gysenheym; anno Domini, etc. xlix. quinta post Pascha.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 1 + 160 + 2 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 208 mm.
Dimensions (written): 203 × 128 mm.

Layout

1 col., 37-38 lines.

Hand(s)

Written by Johannes Kuwefleiss aus Geisenheim, monk of Eberbach.

Decoration

Red-and-blue initial with penwork flourishing; red (occasionally blue) initials, sometimes with penwork.

Binding

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Eberbach ex libris, 15th century: Liber beate Marie uirginis In Ebirbach ordinis cisterciensis Moguntinensis diocesis (fols. 1v, 163r)

Identifiable as S 4 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

Record Sources

Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen (November 2019) from the following sources (with additional description of ex libris on fols. 1v, 136r):
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 251, 295 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 605 [extent, layout]
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-01: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.