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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 194 Collections and/or Records:

Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 84
Contents Contains two texts, written in different hands.ff. 1r-166r: 'De Perseverantia' by Maffeo Vegio [De Perseverantia Religionis]ff. 167r-190v: 'Ad Stagirium a Daemonio Vexatum' by John ChrysostomThe texts are described separately, under MS 84/ff. 1r-166r and MS 84/ff. 167r-190v. Writing The Vegius is written in a clear sloping italic hand which grows smaller at the end. The...
Dates: 15th century
f. 7r: Start of the Book of Hours
f. 7r: Start of the Book of Hours

Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 42
Contents Contains two texts bound together, in two main hands.ff. 1r-6r: Kalendar, probably connected with Rochester.ff. 7r-130r: Book of Hours, featuring the Hours of Saint Ninian, and prayers inserted by Scottish hands.The texts are described separately under MS 42/ff. 1r-6r and MS 42/ff. 7r-130r. Writing The primary hand is a Gothic hand, with laterally compressed letters. Most...
Dates: 15th century

Composite manuscript including two texts, 14th century

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Identifier: MS 134
Contents Contains two texts, both in the same hand. The Tractatus de logica by Al-Ghāzāli is found on ff. 1-34. A book by 'Isaac de Diffinitionibus' is included on ff. 34v-36. The texts are described separately, under MS 134/ff. 1-34; and MS 134/ff. 34v-36. Writing Well written, small Italian Gothic hand. Illumination Blue and red filigree initials on burnished gold...
Dates: 14th century

Composite manuscripts including two texts by Sallust, 1462

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Identifier: MS 190
Contents The two texts by Sallust (Gaius Sallustius Crispus) contained in MS 190 are De Coniuratione Catilinae and Bellum Jugurthinum. These are the only two texts that survive complete from Sallust, and both are described separately, under MS 190/ff. 1r-42v, and MS 190/ff. 43r-127v. Writing Italian script with plain red capitals. The rubrics and first words of sections are Roman...
Dates: 1462
f. 3v
f. 3v

De balneis Puteolanis [incomplete], by Peter of Eboli, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 176
Contents MS 176 is a short volume with only a small abount of text combined with large, half-page illustrations. It contains sections VI-XXI of Peter of Eboli's thirty-five sectional didactic poem on the medicinal thermal baths in the region of Campania. Peter wrote his poem on bathing in the last years of the 12th century, and dedicated it to the emperor, probably the Holy Roman Emperor at the time, Henry VI.The text begins with the sixth section of Peter of Eboli's text, on f. 1r: ...
Dates: 15th century

Decas Loyca by Leonino of Padua, late 14th century

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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

Decretales Gregorii IX, with gloss by Bernard of Parma, 13th-14th century

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Identifier: MS 142
Contents MS 142 is a copy of the very famous and influential 13th-century work of canon law, the Decretales Gregorii IX (Decretals of Pope Gregory IX) ordered by Pope Gregory IX, and put together by his chaplain and confessor, Raymond of Peñafort. As a very important text on Church law, the 'Decretales Gregorii IX' was the subject of many commentaries and glosses by later Church scholars. One such work on the 'Decretales' was completed by Bernard of Parma], and it is...
Dates: 13th-14th century

Diurnale (Dominican), 15th century

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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
ff.6v-7r
ff.6v-7r

E.Or Ms 461: Gadala Georgios (The Life of St George); Taʾāmmǝra Giyorgis (The Miracles of St George). Vol. 1 of 2, undated (c. 18th C.E.)

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 461
Scope and Contents This is a copy of Gadla Giyorgis (The Life of St George), CAe 1455, and Taʾāmmǝra Giyorgis (The Miracles of St George), CAe 4006, according to Theodotus of Ancyra, and in two volumes (E.Or Ms 461 and 462).The contents of the current volume are:7ra–91rb: Gadla Giyorgis (The Life of St George)Supplications for Tawalda Madḫǝn (fols 18ra, 58ra, 60ra, 91rab, 158vb,...
Dates: undated (c. 18th C.E.)
ff.123v-124r
ff.123v-124r

E.Or Ms 462: Gadala Georgios (The Life of St George); Taʾāmmǝra Giyorgis (The Miracles of St George) Vol. 2 of 2, undated (c. 18th C.E.)

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Identifier: E.Or Ms 462
Scope and Contents This is a copy of Gadla Giyorgis (The Life of St George), CAe 1455, and Taʾāmmǝra Giyorgis (The Miracles of St George), CAe 4006, according to Theodotus of Ancyra, and in two volumes (E.Or Ms 461 and 462).The contents of the current manuscript are:5ra–72ra: Gadla Giyorgis (The Life of St George, CAe 1455).73ra–121vb: Taʾāmmǝra...
Dates: undated (c. 18th C.E.)