Alexander, de Villa Dei, 1175-1240 (French author, teacher, poet and Latin scholar)
- Existence: 1175~-[1240,1250]-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 215/ff. 1r-6r
Contents This section of the manuscript contains Carmen de Algorismo by Alexander of Villedieu (born c. 1175, also known Alexander de Villa Dei), a French Franciscan author, teacher, and poet, who wrote textbooks in verse, including Doctrinale Puerorum, for which he achieved some fame. The Carmen de Algorismo is a short treatise in verse on arithmetic. This version has extensive commentaries on the text as...
Dates: 15th century
Identifier: MS 138/ff. 3r-29v
Contents The text Doctrinale by Alexander of Villedieu appears on ff. 3r-29v in MS 138. This text was originally composed by Alexander, a French poet and teacher, around 1200 and came to be a classic on Latin grammar in medieval Europe.The text as it appears here in MS 138 begins on f.3r with the words Scribere clericulis parvo doctrinale novellis, and ends on f. 29v with Plurali numero similes sunt quos ego...
Dates: c 1455
Identifier: MS 8
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. The order of books of the Old Testament is unusual: chapter 15 of Leviticus is found at the end of the book of Esther with an explanatory rubric; Lamentations and Baruch precede Jeremiah instead of coming after it; the Letter of Jeremiah,...
Dates: c 1260