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Manuscripts, Medieval -- France

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Medieval Manuscripts created in France.

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

MS 123: Composite manuscript containing four texts, 12th-13th century

Identifier: MS 123
Contents This major text contained in this manuscript is Isidore of Seville’s Etymologiae, one of the most important texts of the Middle Ages, which was probably originally written around the start of the 7th century. It is accompanied by other related works in this manuscript, which dates from the 12th or 13th century and was probably made in Lucelle, France. The contents are as follows:ff. 1r-144v: Etymologiae by Isidore of...
Dates: 12th-13th century

MS 124: Composite manuscript containing three texts, 1459

Identifier: MS 124
Contents This manuscript was created in 1459 by a German scribe, Marquard Rode, in Paris. It contains versions of philosophical texts complied by Antonius Andreas and based on the work of Duns Scotus. Antonius Andreas, or Antonio Andrés, was born around 1280 and died around 1320; he was a Spanish Franciscan theologian, and a pupil of Duns Scotus. Duns Scotus, or John Duns, was an important philosopher-theologian, originally from Scotland. The last section seems to be a later addition.The contents...
Dates: 1459

MS 125: Decem tractatus astronomiae by Guido Bonatti, 14th century

Identifier: MS 125
Contents This manuscript was created in the 14th century, probably in England or France. It features work by Guido Bonatti, one of the most celebrated astrologers of the 13th century. He lived in Italy, served as an advisor to Frederick II, and was a mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. The manuscript contains Decem tractatus astronomiae (Ten Treatises on Astronomy), which are related to his Liber...
Dates: 14th century

MS 127: Tractatus Novus de Astronomia by Ramon Llull, 15th century

Identifier: MS 127
Contents This manuscript contains the text Tractatus Novus de Astronomia by Ramon Llull. Ramon Llull (c. 1232−1316) was an influential and prolific medieval writer, who was interested in many areas of knowledge and wisdom, including literature, philosophy, logic, astronomy, theology, and natural sciences. He wrote in Latin, Catalan, and Arabic, and is considered one of the first and most important writers in Catalan. He is honoured as a martyr by the Franciscan Order and...
Dates: 15th century

MS 143: Libellus de iuridictione ecclesiastica by Pierre Bertrand, 15th century

Identifier: MS 143
Contents The text contained in MS 143 is a copy of the work by 14th-century French cardinal and canon lawyer, Pierre Bertrand, titled Libellus de iuridictione ecclesiastica. Bertrand was active in the court of Philip V of France, and served as chancellor to Queen Joan of Burgundy, and also endeavoured on several diplomatic missions for the papacy. This text, of which MS 143 is a copy, is the only text of Cardinal Bertrand to have been published. It is introduced in MS...
Dates: 15th century

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

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...
Dates: late 15th century

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

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....
Dates: 15th century

MS 171: Livre de Phisique et Cirurgie, 15th century

Identifier: MS 171
Contents This manuscript contains an anonymous book on medicine and surgery written in Middle French in the 15th century, in which we find common topics of medieval medicine such as astrological medicine and the theory of humours. Five folios are missing: ff. I, XXXII, XXXIII (according to the original foliation) and two folios of the index at the end.ContentsText: starts imperfectly on f. 1r with the following words: et selon...
Dates: 15th century

MS 172: Livre de Receptes , 15th-16th century

Identifier: MS 172
Contents This manuscript contains a book of recipes for different ointments and medicines for common illnesses and injuries, including several recipes for treating the plague.The text starts on f. 1r with the title: Recepte pour faire le Baulme, followed by the words: Prenez une once de mastic. And ends on f. 21r with the title: Resepte pour les plez venene dc madamoiselle Duchesne. ...
Dates: 15th-16th century

MS 187: L’Arbre des Batailles by Honoré Bonet , 15th century

Identifier: MS 187
Contents This manuscript contains the book L’Arbre des Batailles by Honoré Bonet (c. 1340 – c. 1410), a Benedictine and prior of Salon near Embrun. He studied at the University of Avignon and wrote about philosophy, law, politics, and Heraldry. L’Arbre des Batailles is one of his most important works. It was written around 1382-87 in the form of a scholastic dialogue and deals with war and the laws of war. The work is composed of four...
Dates: 15th century