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De Spirituali Amicitia [incomplete] by Aelred of Rievaulx

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Identifier: MS 89/f. 89r

Contents

This section of the manuscript contains an extract of De Spirituali Amicitia (On Spiritual Friendship), a treatise that refers to Cicero’s De Amicitia and proposes that Christ is the ultimate source of spiritual friendship. It was written by Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167), an English Cistercian monk, abbot of Rievaulx, and prolific writer.
Contents
Text: starts on f. 89r with the following words: Quoniam res humane ut ait Tullius. And ends imperfectly on f. 89r with the following words: ut quoniam solitaria [. . .].

Dates

  • 12th-14th century

Creator

Language of Materials

Latin

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.

Extent

1 folios

Foliation and number of lines to a page

f. 1, 24 lines to a page.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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