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Illuminated manuscripts

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

MS 15: Epistles of Saint Paul (glossed) [Bible. Epistles of Paul. Latin.], late 12th century

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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 writing...

MS 151: Composite manuscript containing nine texts, 14th century

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Identifier: MS 151
Contents Contains nine texts bound together, in different hands.Of note, the endpaper at the beginning of the manuscript is an interesting fragment from an Antiphoner of the 9th or 10th century. The other endpaper is a textual fragment too, although from later that the 9th/10th centuries.ff. 1r-8v: Bull of Pope Honorius III to Saint Francis and the brothers of the Orderff. 9r-13r: Bull of Pope Gregory IXff. 14r-50r: Bull of Pope Nicholas III from 1279, 'Exiit qui seminat'ff....

MS 152: Composite manuscript containing the Rule of Saint Benedict and various other texts, 1560

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Identifier: MS 152
Scope and Contents A composite manuscript connected with the Benedictine Monastery of San Lorenzo, in the Castello neighbourhood of Venice. The first text was commissioned by the Abbess Cipriana Michiel. The texts are preceded by a table of contents which appears to be an addition and which includes detailed heading for the first four texts (all written by the same hand). The table of contents starts on f. iiir. It is introduced by the rubric Al nome del nostro Signore Jesu Chisto....

MS 160: Les Ordonnances de la Toison d'Or, late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 160
Contents This manuscript contains the ordinances of the Order of the Golden Fleece, a Roman Catholic order of chivalry founded in Bruges by Philip the Good in 1430. The Order still exists in Spain and Austria. This is a late medieval copy in French of the document that determined the practices and rules of this royal Order.ContentsTable of contents I: the title on f. 1r reads: Sensuit la table de ce present livre des ordonnances...

MS 161: Ordinances of the Order of Saint Michael, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 161
Contents This manuscript contains the ordinances of the Order of Saint Michael, a French dynastic Order of Chivalry founded by Louis XI of France on 1 August 1469 and abolished after the Revolution of 1830. This is a copy of the document that determined the practices and rules of this royal Order.ContentsTable of contents: the title on f. 1r reads: Table des Chappitres du livre de lordre. Starts on f. 1r and ends on f....

MS 162: La Cedola del Terzo Monte dei Poveri della Magnifica Città di Perugia, 15th-16th century

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Identifier: MS 162
Contents La Cedola del Terzo Monte dei Poveri della magnifica Città di Perugia ('The ordinances of the third Mount of Piety of the magnificent city of Perugia') is a document relating to the establishment of a Mount of Piety founded in Perugia in 1467. A Mount of Piety was a pawnbroking establishment run by the Church as a charity and intended to benefit the poors by lending small sums of money in exchange for an object which belonged to the client. One of the first of...

MS 163: Composite manuscript containing tables and three texts, 12th-15th centuries

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Identifier: MS 163
Contents Contains three texts, and tables subsequently inserted into the volume. The fly leaves (ff. i-ii) containing the tables are by later hands, while the rest of the manuscript is by a single 12th-century hand with only the exception of f. 72, which is written by a different but contemporary 12th-century hand.The tables on f. ir and f. iiv list three additional texts, now missing, or perhaps never copied: 'Liber urinarum a voce theophili' (Theophilus Protospatharius's, also known as...

MS 165: 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 secundum arabicos et...

MS 166: Composite manuscript containing sixteen texts by/attributed to Galen, late 13th century

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Identifier: MS 166
Contents Contains sixteen texts by/attributed to Galen, in two different hands.ff. 1r-15v; 271r-274v:'De morbo et accidente'ff. 15v-48r; 266v-271r: 'De Interioribus'ff. 48r-75v: 'Megategni', 11th-century Latin translation by Constantinus Africanusff. 75v-92r: 'De Creticis Diebus'ff. 92r-114v: 'De Crisibus', 12th-century translation by Gerard of Cremonaff. 115r-125v: 'De elementis secundum Hippocratem', translated by Gerard of Cremonaff. 125v-145r: 'De...

MS 168: Rosa medicinae by John Gaddesden, 14th century

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Identifier: MS 168
Contents MS 168 is a 14th-century copy of Rosa medicinae (also known by the name Rosa anglica) by English physician John Gaddesden, written c. 1313. Gaddesden trained as a doctor at Oxford between 1307-1316, and embarked on a successful career as the first major medieval medical scholar to have trained entirely in England. An indication of his reputation, he seems to have treated a son of Edward I of England for smallpox (perhaps Thomas...