Albertanus, of Brescia, fl 12th century (author of Latin treatises and sermons)
- Existence: fl 12th century
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 83
Contents Contains three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, all three in the same hand.ff. 1r-67v: 'De amore et dilectione Dei et proximi et aliarum rerum et de forma vitae' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 67v-77r: 'De doctrina dicendi et tacendi' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 77r-112r: 'Liber consolationis et consilii' by Albertanus of Brescia.The text are described separately, under MS 83/ff. 1r-67v; MS 83/ff. 67v-77r; and MS 83/ff. 77r-112r. ...
Dates: 15th century
Identifier: MS 210/ff. 268r-275v
Scope and Contents This section contains a printed copy of the Tractus de arte loquendi and tacendi ('Treatise on the art of talking and being silent'), written by Albertano de Brescia in 1245. It is a text dedicated to his son, in which de Brescia gives advice on how and when to speak. He explains when and to whom he should be speaking, and of which subjects. He also comments about delivery and style, and gives templates for different kinds of documents: laws, letters, sermons,...