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.