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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Composite manuscript containing three texts, 13th century

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Identifier: MS 165
Contents Contains three texts, all in the same hand. Although these are three separate texts, the binding of them together, with the two short texts following Avicenna's Canon is a common arrangement.ff. 1r-406r: Canon of Medicine by Avicenna [Arabic: Ibn Sina], in 12th-century Gerard of Cremona's Latin translationff. 407r-411v: synonima Avicenniff. 411v-412r: Expositiones...
Dates: 13th century
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Composite manuscript containing three texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 120
Contents This manuscript is a composite manuscript containing three main texts and some miscellaneous notes. It was made in Italy in the 15th century, probably at or for the Aragonese Library in Naples. It is a collection of texts about Greek and Roman history and learning.The contents are as follows:Flyleaves: Some notes, poems, etcetera, in Latin and Greek (italic hand) on two vellum fly-leavesff. 1v-2r: Two miniatures (see “Illumination”)f. 2v: Note...
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript containing three texts, 1459

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Identifier: MS 124
Contents This manuscript was created in 1459 by a German scribe, Marquard Rode, in Paris. It contains versions of philosophical texts complied by Antonius Andreas and based on the work of Duns Scotus. Antonius Andreas, or Antonio Andrés, was born around 1280 and died around 1320; he was a Spanish Franciscan theologian, and a pupil of Duns Scotus. Duns Scotus, or John Duns, was an important philosopher-theologian, originally from Scotland. The last section seems to be a later addition.The...
Dates: 1459

Composite manuscript including five texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 108
Contents Contains five texts written by three different hands.ff. 1r-48r: 'Confessionale: Omnis mortalium cura' or 'Specchio di coscienza' ('Confessional: all the concerns of humans' or 'Mirror of Conscience') by Saint Antoninus, Archbishop of Florenceff. 48v-70v: 'Trattato della mondizia del cuore' ('Treatise on the Purity of the Heart') by Domenico Cavalcaff. 71r-80r: 'Conflictus vitiorum atque virtutum' ('The Contest between Vices and Virtues') by Ambrosius...
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript including fourteen texts mainly by Anselm of Canterbury, 12th century

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Identifier: MS 104
Contents Contains fourteen texts mainly by Anselm of Canterbury, in several different hands.ff. 1r-39r: ‘Cur Deus Homo’ by Anselm of Canterburyff. 39r-55r: ‘De Conceptu Virginali’ by Anselm of Canterburyff. 55r-89v: ‘Monologion’ by Anselm of Canterburyff. 89r-101r: ‘De Fide Trinitatis’ by Anselm of Canterburyff. 101r-104v: ‘Meditatio Nostre Redemptionis’ by Anselm of Canterbury [Meditatio de Humana Redemptione]ff. 104v-107v:...
Dates: 12th century

Composite manuscript including three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 83
Contents Contains three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, all three in the same hand.ff. 1r-67v: 'De amore et dilectione Dei et proximi et aliarum rerum et de forma vitae' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 67v-77r: 'De doctrina dicendi et tacendi' by Albertanus of Brescia.ff. 77r-112r: 'Liber consolationis et consilii' by Albertanus of Brescia.The text are described separately, under MS 83/ff. 1r-67v; MS 83/ff. 67v-77r; and MS 83/ff. 77r-112r....
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript including two different texts, late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 103
Contents Contains two texts bound together, both in the same hand.ff. 1r-27r: 'Manuale'('Manual') attributed to Augustine of Hippoff. 27v-332v: 'Sermo de miseria humana' ('Sermon on human misery') attributed to Bernard of ClairvauxThe texts are described separately, under MS 103/ff. 1r-27r; and MS 103/ff. 27v-32v. Writing Written in good Italian minuscule. ...
Dates: late 15th century

Composite manuscript including two texts, 13th century

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Identifier: MS 76
Contents Contains two texts in the same hand.ff. 1v-86r: Books III and IV of 'Libri Quattuor Sententiarum' by Peter Lombard.ff. 87r-195r: 'Liber de Sacramentis' by an unknown author.The texts are described separately, under MS 76/ff. 1v-86r and MS 76/ff. 87r-195r. Writing A beautifully written manuscript in a uniform Gothic hand and very black ink, well spaced with good margins, now partially cropped, on fine...
Dates: 13th century
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Composite manuscript including two texts, early 14th century; early 15th century

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Identifier: MS 27
Contents Contains two texts bound together, in five different hands.The manuscript is a Sarum Breviary with a full Sarum Litany, and a Kalendar. This is in four different hands.Additionally, ff.ir-iiv and ff.231v-232v feature a Chronicle of Scottish History.The texts are described separately, under MS 27/ff. ir-iiv, 231v-232v and MS 27/ff. 1r-482v. Writing The script is good and...
Dates: early 14th century; early 15th century

Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 23
Contents The manuscript is a 15th-century composite containing works relating to virgin saints. It is German or Dutch. The works contained within it are detailed separately below.ff.1r-40v: Revelatio Nova Itineris et Passionis Undecim Milium Virginum Martyrum (The Passion of the Eleven Thousand Virgins). This text is related to Saint Ursula.ff.40v-72v: Vita et Legenda Beate Katherine Virginis (The Life and...
Dates: 15th century