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Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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...
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...
Scope and Contents Single page from a musical manuscript - possibly an antiphonary. There is an illustration on the top left representing Saint Peter holding a key. The margins are decorated with cherubs and floral motives. The words under the music read as follows: Nunc scio vere quia misit dominus angelum suum, et eripuit me de manu herodis et...A note on the back of the page indicates a Spanish origin: Este libro mando acer la Madre [soror] Dona...
Scope and Contents Illustrated Scottish metrical psalter in three volumes dated 1566, on paper, that belonged to Thomas Wode, vicar of St Andrews. These are the first three partbooks of the first set of the work known as 'The Wode Psalter', and contains the cantus, tenor and bassus. For a more detailed description, see the following website: http://www.wode.div.ed.ac.uk
Scope and Contents This collection contains 275 medieval manuscript books and c. 45 fragments which have been donated to, and purchased by the University in the course of its history. These are all books and fragments written by hand, from the early 11th to the 16th centuries. Many are finely illuminated and decorated. The collection is mainly composed of bibles and liturgical texts, books of hours, treatises of theology and philosophy, legal and medical works, examples of pre-Reformation Scottish music,...