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

MS. Laud Misc. 628

Summary Catalogue no.: 1320

Albertus Magnus; Germany or France, 13th century, second half

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fols. 2r-85v)
Albertus Magnus, De anima libri tres
Rubric: Incipit tractaus de anima ...
Incipit: Omnibus que de corpore mobili
2. (fols. 86r-113r)
Albertus Magnus, De generatione et corruptione libri duo
Rubric: Incipit primus de ge(neratione) et co(rruptione) tractatus ...
Incipit: Cum due sint consideraciones de mobili simplici
3. (fols. 113v-221v)
Albertus Magnus, Parva naturalia
3.a. (fols. 113v-137v)
De sensu et sensato libri tres
Rubric: Incipit liber de sensu et sensato ...
Incipit: Quoniam autem de anima secundum in ipsam considerata iam
3.b. (fols. 137v-142v)
De memoria et reminiscentia libri duo
Rubric: Incipit secundus scilicet de sensu et sensato qui est de memoria et reminiscentia ...
Incipit: Reliquorum autem primum considerandum est de memoria cum agamus
3.c. (fols. 143r-153r)
De intellectu et intelligibili
Rubric: Incipit liber primus de intellectu et intelligibili ...
Incipit: Sicut a principio huius operis diximus scientia de anima
3.d. (fols. 153r-167v)
De origine animae libri duo
Rubric: Incipit liber de origine anime tractatus ...
Incipit: De anima quidem secundum quod est perfectio corporis
3.e. (fols. 168r-172r)
De nutrimento et nutribili
Rubric: Incipit liber de nutrimento et nutrito
Incipit: De anima secundum se ipsam
Explicit: secundum perypateticos dicta sunt a nobis.
Final rubric: Explicit liber de nutrimento et nutrito.
3.f. (fols. 172v-182v)
De motibus animalium
Rubric: Incipit liber de motibus animalium cuius primus tractatus ...
Incipit: Tempus et ordo expostulant
Explicit: sic igitur de motibus animalium determintum sit a nobis.
3.g. (fols. 182v-191v)
De spiritu et respiratione libri duo
Rubric: Incipit liber primus de spiritu et respiratione ...
Incipit: Multa sunt animalia que quidem secundum locum
3.h. (fols. 191v-195r)
De iuventute et senectute
Rubric: Incipit liber de etate sive de iuventute et senectute ...
Incipit: Iam explevimus omnia que
Explicit: que determinauimus in quarto phisicorum.
3.i. (fols. 195r-215v)
De somno et vigilia libri tres
Rubric: Incipit primus liber de sompno et vigilia ...
Incipit: Sompnus et vigilia non sunt nisi passiones animalis
Explicit: quod intendimus a principio querere de hac materia.
3.k. (fols. 215v-221v)
De morte et vita
Rubric: Incipit liber de morte et vita ...
Incipit: Probatum est in fine celi et mundi
Explicit: hec igitur de causa breuioris et longioris dicta sufficiunt.
Final rubric: Explicit liber de morte et vita. Deo gratias.
(fol. 222r)

On the original end flyleaf is 'Waz mach ich des' (saec. xv?)

Language(s): German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 222 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 310 × 208 mm.
Dimensions (written): 205 × 139 mm.

Decoration

Fleuronnée initials. (P&A i. list, p. 72)

Binding

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

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; Germany or France

Provenance and Acquisition

Script and decoration attributed to Germany by Pächt and Alexander and by Hunt, to France by Palmer (p. 297).

Identifiable as Q 18 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573–1645, 1637.

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 contents):
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), p. 250, 297 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 3 vols. (1966–1973) I, list, p. 72.
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)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-14: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.