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Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Ars generalis ultima by Ramon Llull, 15th century

Identifier: MS 117/ff. 1r-10v
Contents This section contains the Alphabetum of the Ars generalis ultima (sometimes called the Ars magna) by Ramon Llull. This is a religious philosophical work thought to be intended to convert Muslims to the Christian faith through logic and reason.The Alphabetum is a central part of the so-called Tenary formulation of the Ars, the...

Book of Hours (Hours of the Virgin and of Saint Ninian), 15th century

Identifier: MS 42/ff. 7r-130r
Scope and Contents This section of MS 42 is a 15th-century Book of Hours. Books of Hours, as private devotional texts, were very personal medieval books. This particualar text contains the unusual Hours of Saint Ninian. Saint Ninian as a historical figure is shrouded in mystery. He perhaps lived in the 5th-6th centuries, in Whithorn in south-west Scotland. While the historical figure of Ninian is vague, the chief medieval account comes from the 12th century, and in this Saint...

De faciebus mundi by William of Auvergne, 13th century

Identifier: MS 115/ff. 79r-87v
Contents This section of the manuscript contains De faciebus mundi (The Faces of the World) by William of Auvergne (Guillaume d'Auvergne), a French theologian and philosopher who was writing in the first half of the 13th century.It starts on f. 79r with the words Veritas evangelica praedicatoribus and ends on f. 86v with et diligenter exercetur illuminatur. Laus...

Four manuscript documents - bonds of debt, correspondence relating to debt, an account of competition betwixt Bruce and Balliol, 1673-08-19

Identifier: Coll-1383/1/9
Scope and Contents This file contaians: An account of the competition betwixt Bruce and Balliol - a question arising upon the death of Alexander the third. Possibly a 18th c. account of period List of the bonds and debt due to 'Harie Morisone wryter to his Majesties signet quhilk are in the custodie of Agnes Wilkie relict to the said Harie Morisone', 19 August 1673 Andrew Lothian of West Port,...

Fragment of a Bible, late 11th-12th century

Identifier: MS 211/XXXVIII
Scope and Contents Bifolium from a lectern Bible, Book of Macchabees, probably late 11th-12th century. Could possibly be English.

Writing Neat bookhand.

Fragment of an English Grail, 12th century

Identifier: MS 211/VI
Scope and Contents One leaf of an English 12th century Grail. Contains the end of the Communion of Friday after Ash Wednesday, and then the service until the beginning of the Tract on the first Sunday in Lent. A modern hand has taken extensive notes in the margins and bottom of f. 1r. Illumination The contents are common to most Latin rites except the Psalm Domine, refugium factus es, which is found in the Missals of Durham and St. Albans, and is substituted for the...

Fragment of lectionary, 11th century

Identifier: MS 138/f. 1r
Contents This seems to be a fragment from an 11th-century lectionary, a book that contains a collection of scripture readings appointed for Christian worship on a given day or occasion.

Writing This section is in an earlier hand than the rest of the manuscript.

'Memoire historique': Historical memoir on what happened on the question of grace and free will since the middle of the last century until our times, 1693

Identifier: Coll-1388/3/5
Scope and Contents Handwritten notes on the theological debates on grace and free will, by author called 'Dupin' possibly owned by James C Coison at one time. This volume comes from the University of Louvain in Belgium.

MS 10: New Testament [Bible. New Testament. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

Identifier: MS 10
Contents The manuscript contains the New Testament. The text between Book of Revelation chapter 17, verse 8 to First Letter of Peter chapter 2, verse 13 is missing. The manuscript includes the apocryphal Letter to the Laodiceans (f. 253r). A letter written "to the Laodiceans" or "from Laodicea" (depending on the different interpretation of the Latin text) is mentioned in the ...

MS 100: Composite manuscript including four texts, 12th century

Identifier: MS 100
Contents Contains four different texts, in two different hands.ff. 1r-53v: ‘Hexameron’ by Basil of Caesareaff. 53v-97v: ‘De Conditione Hominis’ by Gregory of Nyssaff. 98r-116r: ‘De Anima’ by Cassiodorusff. 116v-119v: Sermon on the Sacrament of the AltarThe texts are described separately, under MS 100/ff.1r-53v; MS 100/ff.53v-97v; MS 100/ff. 98r-116r; MS 100/ff. 116v-119v. Writing The first three texts (ff.1-116) are written by the same...