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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

MS 195: Composite manuscript containing four texts (Virgil), c 1449

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Identifier: MS 195
Contents Contains four texts, in the same hand.Ff. 1r-18r: The Bucolics by VirgilFf. 19r-63v: The Georgics by VirgilFf. 65r-267r: The Aeneid by VirgilFf. 267v-280r: Aeneidos Liber XIII (or Supplementum), the continuation to Virgil's 'Aeneid'...

MS 199: Satires by Juvenal, late 15th century

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Identifier: MS 199
Contents Juvenal was an early second-century AD Roman poet. Although little else is known about his life, he is credited with having written sixteen satires. When first published, the satires were divided into five books, and in them Juvenal criticised the beliefs and morals of his contemporaries. Juvenal addresses many of the concerns in second-century Rome in his poems, including the tensions between non-Roman social climbers and Roman citizens, the preservation of existing social class, and the...

MS 2: Biblia Sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], c 1300

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Identifier: MS 2
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. It also contains the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum ('Interpretations of the Hebrew names'), a list, mostly in alphabetical order, of Hebrew names found in the Bible, attributed to Stephen Langton (died 1228); each Hebrew name is accompanied by a short explanation in Latin.At the beginning of Nehemiah, a second hand has added the numeral for 'second' and a later...

MS 200: Scholia by pseudo-Acro, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 200
Contents MS 200 contains a set of commentaries on works by the first-century BC Roman poet, Horace. This set of commentaries is known as the Scholia and it is attributed to pseudo-Acro. Acro, or Helenius Acron was a third-century AD Roman commentator who wrote on the works of Terence and Horace. The commentary ("Scholia") found in MS 200 was not attributed to Acro before the fifteenth century, so his authorship is...

MS 201: Latin dictionary, 14th century

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Identifier: MS 201
Contents MS 201 is a medieval Latin dictionary. On f. 1r, the dictionary begins with A. littera secundum Ysidorum in omnibus hujus est prior. The text is incomplete, and ends (on f. 128v) with Virago dicitur quod a viro acta et est sumptum non a viri nomine. Writing A fair Gothic hand with elongated letters, some ornamented with elaborate penwork plain blue; and red capitals and elaborate blue...

MS 202: The Regiment of Princes, by Thomas Hoccleve, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 202
Contents Thomas Hoccleve was a English poet and goverment clerk in the Office of the Privy Seal in the first quarter of the 15th century. Hoccleve was author of several other works, but that contained in MS 202 is his 'Regiment of Princes', dedicated to Prince Henry, the future king Henry V. Given that the poem is dedicated to Henry V as 'Prince', and from some internal evidence in the poem, it is possible to date the composition of Hoccleve's original 'Regiment of Princes' to c. 1410-1413. MS 202 is...

MS 204: Liber Facetiarum by Poggio Bracciolini, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 204
Contents This 15th-century Italian manuscript contains Poggio Bracciolini’s Liber Facetiarum or Facetiae. Poggio Bracciolini of Florence was a scholar and early humanist who was born in 1380 and died in 1459. His Liber Facetiarum is a collection of humorous or indecent tales.In this manuscript, this text is titled Poggii Florentini ac apostolici secretarii oratoris clarissimi...

MS 205: Makculloch Manuscript (composite manuscript containing two texts), 1477-early 16th century

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Identifier: MS 205
Contents This manuscript proper was written in 1477 in Leuven by Magnus Makculloch. It contains his notes in Latin on lectures about philosophy and logic by Petrus de Mera, Andrea de Alchmaria, and Theodricus Meyssach, including extracts from Porphyry and Aristotle (ff. 1r-58v), and commentaries on those texts by the aforementioned lecturers (ff.59r-200r).On the fly-leaves and blank pages, a later hand has added a variety of texts in Scots, including poems by Henryson and Dunbar, as well as...

MS 219: Quatuor Evangelia, Late 11th-early 12th

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Identifier: MS 219
Contents Contains the text of the Gospels until John 21:19, preceded by a 'Table of Lessons'.Table of lessons: f. 5r-12v. Beginning: "ἐκ λόγου τῶν Δ εὑαγγελιστῶν διά".Prayers: f. 12v. Beginning: "εἰς σχῆμα μοναχ(ικὁν) εὑαγγέ(λια) τρία".Titles: f. 13r. Beginning: "τοῦ κατὰ ἰω(άννην) εὑαγγε(λίου) τὰ κεφάλαια..."; end: "τὁ τοιοῦτο ἐξεδόθη μετὰ χρόν(ους)".Titles: f....

MS 220: Quatuor Evangelia Graece (a Tetraevangelion), early 13th century

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Identifier: MS 220
Contents Contains the text of the Gospels, but it is incomplete at the beginning.Matthew’s Gospel (+ epilogue; missing I.1-VII.6 & XXVII.8-XXVIII.7): τὸ κατὰ Ματθαῖον ἅγιον εὐαγγέλιον: f. 1-73 & 312-319 (originally in order; quire δ' misplaced). Beginning: “...τοὺς μαργαρίτας ὑμῶν…” (VII.6) to “…εἶπεν ἕτι ζῶν·” (XXVII.63). End: “…αὐτὸν ὄψεσθε· ἰδού…” (XXVIII.7) to “…τοῦ αἰῶνος· ἀμήν.” (XXVIII.20/end). Unknown edition.Mark’s Gospel (+ chapters &...