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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:

MS 77: Summa Confessionalis by Antoninus, Archbishop of Florence, 1 September 1472

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Identifier: MS 77
Contents This book is usually known as Summa Confessionalis, Summula de Confessionis or simply Confessionale. It is a guidebook for confessors in the Catholic doctrine written by Antoninus of Florence (1389–1459), a Dominican friar, archbishop of Florence, and considered Saint in the Catholic Church. There are different versions of the book. It was a compilation of several treatises by Antoninus but it...
Dates: 1 September 1472

MS 83: 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

MS 84: 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 final treatises are in Gothic...
Dates: 15th century

MS 86: Revelationes Caelestes by Bridget of Sweden, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 86
Contents This manuscript contains the Revelationes Caelestes (Celestial Revelations) by Bridget of Sweden (1303-1373), a mystic, saint of the Catholic Church, and one of the six patron saints of Europe. Since she was a child, Bridget had divine visions and apparitions, including important Christian themes such as the nativity of Jesus and the passion of the Christ. In the Revelationes, she provides us with...
Dates: 15th century

MS 97: Oratio in Die Cinerum by Giovanni Antonio Campani, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 97
Contents This manuscript contains the Oratio in Die Cinerum, an oration for Ash Wednesday written by Giovanni Antonio Campani (1429-1477), a Neapolitan writer famous for his Latin poetry and orations. He held different offices in the Vatican and was close to Pope Pius II. A colophon on f. 19r indicates that this oration was read at the Palace of the Pope in Rome on the 3rd of March of 1462. A sale entry suggest that this very copy was presented to Pius II.A title on...
Dates: 15th century

MS 103: 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. Illumination Illuminated initials in the...
Dates: late 15th century

MS 104: 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: Thirteen letters to the monks of Readingff....
Dates: 12th century

MS 108: 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 Autpertus.ff. 81r-100r:...
Dates: 15th century

MS 118: Expositio in Libros Posteriorum Aristotelis by Paul of Venice, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 118
Contents This manuscript contains Expositio in Libros Posteriorum Aristotelis by Paul of Venice (1369–1429), a scholastic philosopher, logician, theologian of the Hermits of the Order of Saint Augustine. The Expositio in Libros Posteriorum Aristotelis is a commentary on Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics that deals with the problems of logic and argumentation.Contents...
Dates: 15th century

MS 119: Composite manuscript containing thirteen texts, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 119
Contents This manuscript is a composite manuscript containing thirteen texts. It was probably made in Italy in the 15th century. Most of the first half of the manuscript is a collection of translations of ancient works by Leonardo Aretino (commonly known as Leonardo Bruni), an Italian humanist and historian in the early Renaissance who was writing mainly in the late 14th and early 15th century. The second half of the manuscript also contains texts or translations by Italian humanists and leaned men,...
Dates: 15th century