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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

MS 69: Expositio super librum Psalmorum, by Petrus de Herentals, 15th century

Identifier: MS 69
Contents 15th century Dutch manuscript of Petrus de Herenthal's Expositio super librum Psalmorum, (Exposition of the Psalms, sometimes called Collectarius super librum Psalmorum), a commentary on the Psalms, which he dedicated to John of Arkel (bishop of Utrecht 1342-1364, bishop of Liège 1364-1378). Writing The hand is good throughout, but the pages are much stained with moisture....

MS 70: Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 70
Contents Contains two texts in the same hand.ff. 1r-91v: 'Commentum super Lamentationes Jeremie' (Commentary on the Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah), by Hugh of Saint Victor.ff. 92r-183v: 'De Mistico Sompnio' (On the Dream of King Nebuchadnezzar), by Richard of Saint Victor.The texts are described separately, under MS 70/ff. 1r-91v; and MS 70/ff. 92r-183v. Writing A good 15th century Gothic hand, uniform and well spaced. ...

MS 71: Commentaries on the Bible by Johannes de Indagine, 1460s

Identifier: MS 71
Contents A 15th century autograph manuscript (the author of the work is also the scribe of the manuscript) from the Carthusian Charterhouse at Erfurt. The author and scribe is Johannes de Indagine, who was a Carthusian monk and prior connected to Erfurt Charterhouse and other Carthusian houses in Germany in the fifteenth century. The manuscript includes a collection of commentaries on parts of the bible, including Paul's letters, the Song of Songs, and other parts of the old and new testaments. Though...

MS 72: Compendium theologicae veritatis by Hugh Ripelin, 16th century

Identifier: MS 72
Contents 16th century Scottish manuscript of the Compendium theologicae veritatis. This text was one of the most widely read theological manuals or textbooks of the Middle Ages. It is divided into seven books: 1 The Nature of God; 2 The Creation; 3 On Sin; 4 The Incarnation; 5 On Grace, Beatitudes and the Sacraments; 6 The Sacraments; 7 The Last Things. It has been attributed to a variety of authors, such as Albertus Magnus (it was published in Albertus Magnus, ...

MS 73: Composite manuscript including six texts, 10 October 1477

Identifier: MS 73
Contents Contains six texts, all in the same hand.ff. 1r-11r: 'In Agenda Mortuorum apud Rationale Divinorum Officiorum'ff. 11v-12v: 'Sermo pro mortuis fratris Pauli de Cumis Ordin. Praedicatorum'f. 13r: 'Gregorius in libro moralium spiritualiter sic inquit de mortuis'f. 14v: 'De nece Apostolorum in quadam cronica sic legitur'ff. 15r-227r: 'Compendium Theologicae Veritatis' by Hugh Argentinensisff. 227v-233v: 'Praepulchra Miracula Beatae Mariae Virginis'The texts are...

MS 75: Summa contra Gentiles by Thomas Aquinas, 1 September 1466

Identifier: MS 75
Contents 15th century Italian manuscript of Thomas Aquinas's Summa contra Gentiles, also known as Liber de Veritate Catholicae Fidei contra Errores infidelium, among other names, originally written during circa 1259-1265. A theological treatise devoted to explaining core beliefs of the Catholic faith to infidels, and to providing a philosophical defense for arguments against the doctrine. This copy was done in Vigevano, Italy, by the...

MS 76: Composite manuscript including two texts, 13th century

Identifier: MS 76
Contents Contains two texts in the same hand.ff. 1v-86r: Books III and IV of 'Libri Quattuor Sententiarum' by Peter Lombard.ff. 87r-195r: 'Liber de Sacramentis' by an unknown author.The texts are described separately, under MS 76/ff. 1v-86r and MS 76/ff. 87r-195r. Writing A beautifully written manuscript in a uniform Gothic hand and very black ink, well spaced with good margins, now partially cropped, on fine vellum. The ornament consists of...

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

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...

MS 79: Summa de Virtutibus et Vitiis by William Perault, 13th century

Identifier: MS 79
Contents This manuscript contains Summa de Virtutibus et Vitiis by William Perault (c. 1190–1271), a writer and preacher of the Order of the Preachers (Dominican Order). The book is a theological and philosophical summa composed of two treatises: De Virtutibus (On Virtues) and De Vitiis (On Vices). Many treatises on Catholic principles and...

MS 83: Composite manuscript including three texts by Albertanus of Brescia, 15th century

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. ...