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MS 105: Composite manuscript including two texts, 11th-12th century

 Item
Identifier: MS 105

Contents

Contains two texts, in several different hands.
ff. 1r-12v: ‘De Operibus Trium Dierum’ by Hugh of Saint Victor, also known as De Tribus Diebus
ff. 12v-35v: Collection of sermons, aphorisms, quotations, and sentences by several different authors including Hugh of Saint Victor, Martin of Braga, and Hildebert
The texts are described separately, under MS 105/ff.1-12 and MS 105/ff. 12v-36v.
Writing Written by several hands of the 12th and possibly late 11th centuries, with plain red capitals and rubrics.

Dates

  • 11th-12th century

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 bound MS volume

Custodial History

From its appearance it would seem to be an English manuscript, but there are no distinctive marks of provenance. On the paper fly-leaf is written W. Herbert, T. Faulkener, 1850, and on the inner board in pencil, Manuscript 48/-.

Previous title

Title given to the manuscript in Catherine Borland’s catalogue: Hugonis de S. Victore de Tribus Diebus, etc.

Previous reference

Laing 56.

Physical Facet

Material: Vellum

Binding: Modern.

Collation: a9, b4, c8, d8, e7=36.

Dimensions

16.51 cm x 12.07 cm

General

Secundo folio: .m. sum in omnibus
Foliation and number of lines to a page: ff. 36, irregular number of lines to a page.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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