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Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:

Composite manuscript including two texts, 14th century

Identifier: MS 109

Contains two texts, both in the same hand.

ff. 1r-64v: ‘De Trinitate’ by Richard of Saint Victor

ff. 65r-96v: ‘The Shepherd of Hermas’ [incomplete]

The texts are described separately, under MS 109/ff. 1r-64v and MS 109/ff. 65r-96v.


The hand is good and very characteristically Dutch, as is also the penwork ornament of the initials. The foliation and catchwords are contemporary.

Dates: 14th century

Composite manuscript including two texts, early 14th century

Identifier: MS 144
Contents MS 144 contains the texts by early Christian monk and theologian, John Cassian, in the same hand.ff. 1r-45v: 'De institutis coenobiorum', by Johannus Cassianus [John Cassian]ff. 45v-103v: incomplete 'Collationes patrum in scetica eremo', by Johannus Cassianus [John Cassian]The texts are described separately, under MS 144/ff. 1r-45v; MS 144/ff. 45v-103v. Writing Written in a clear Gothic hand. There are...
Dates: early 14th century

De Doctrina Cordis, religious treatise addressed to nuns, late 14th century

Identifier: MS 85
Contents This manuscript contains the text De Doctrina Cordis, also known as De Dispositione Cordis, De Praeparatione Cordis, and Cordis Instructio. It is a religious treatise addressed to nuns. The book is divided in seven parts, each corresponding to one of the actions required to attune the heart for unity with God. It was originally written in the 13th century, but...
Dates: late 14th century

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...
Dates: 13th century

Decas Loyca by Leonino of Padua, late 14th century

Identifier: MS 133
Contents MS 133 is intriguing, as it seems to be the unique surviving manuscript of Leonini of Padua's Decas Loyca, although it is still only a part of the full text. Augustinian friar Leonino of Padua is first mentioned in 1332, holding a post at an annual meeting of the Augustinian Order in Venice. By 1360 he had become a Doctor of Theology as was teaching in Padua. His Decas Loyca was written probably in the late 1350s, in which he...
Dates: late 14th century

Dialogi de Miraculis Sanctorum Patrum by Gregory I, also known as Dialogi, 12th century

Identifier: MS 101
Contents This manuscript contains the Dialogi (Dialogues) by pope Gregory I (c. 540–604), also known as Saint Gregory the Great. He was an influential statesman and prolific religious writer, considered doctor and father of the Church, and revered as saint by several Christian traditions. The Dialogi are a collection of miracles and astounding deeds done by saints and other holy people. The text is...
Dates: 12th century

Diurnale (Dominican), 15th century

Identifier: MS 30
Contents The manuscript is a Diurnal, which means that it includes the daytime liturgical texts for the Hours of the Divine Office. This version is from the 15th century and could have originated in Bohemia and been intended for use in a nunnery dedicated to Saint Katherine. It is also specifically Dominican.The Kalendar starts on f.1r. It is missing January and February.The Table of Golden Numbers starts on f.6r. This section refers to...
Dates: 15th century

Diurnale (Franciscan), c 1480

Identifier: MS 31
Contents The manuscript is a Diurnal, which means that it includes the daytime liturgical texts for the Hours of the Divine Office. This version is from around 1480 and originated in Italy. It is also specifically Franciscan.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.The Proprium de Tempore starts on f.7r. The Proprium de Tempore contains liturgical texts for days that have special Masses or Offices (e.g. prayers,...
Dates: c 1480

Epistles of Saint Paul (glossed) [Bible. Epistles of Paul. Latin.], late 12th century

Identifier: MS 15
Content It contains the text of the letters of Saint Paul. There is no prologue and the text immediately begins with the first letter. The text is accompanied by a set of glosses [i.e. annotations and comments] to the whole text. These include both marginal and interlinear glosses. Marginal glosses can be found also on the superior and inferior margins.The majority of the letters are preceded by an argumentum, a short text which records Paul's reason for...
Dates: late 12th century

Expositio super librum Psalmorum, by Petrus de Herentals, 15th century

Identifier: MS 69
Contents 15th century Dutch manuscript of Petrus de Herenthal's Expositio super librum Psalmorum, (Exposition of the Psalms, sometimes called Collectarius super librum Psalmorum), a commentary on the Psalms, which he dedicated to John of Arkel (bishop of Utrecht 1342-1364, bishop of Liège 1364-1378). Writing The hand is good throughout, but the pages are much stained with ...
Dates: 15th century