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De Virtute Orandi by Hugh of Saint Victor, 15th century

Identifier: MS 110/ff. 32v-43r


This section contains a tract by High of Saint Victor, a Saxon theologian writing in the 12th century. It is his De Virtute Orandi, which is about prayer. In the manuscript it is titled Tractatus Hugonis de sancto Victore de oracione.

An Epistola appears on f. 32v, beginning with the words Domino et Patri L. Hugo and ending with Valete in domino.

The text itself also starts on f. 32v, with the words Quo Studio et quo affectu. It ends on f. 43r with in ara cordis adoletur. Also on that folio is the explicit, which states Explicit tractatus Hugonis de sancto Victore de Oracione.


This section is written in a similar hand to the previous and following sections.


  • Creation: 15th century


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Conditions Governing Access

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


12 folios

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