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Manuscripts, Latin

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Manuscripts entirely or partially in Latin.

Found in 236 Collections and/or Records:

Alexandreis by Walter of Châtillon [incomplete], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 180
Contents MS 180 contains a part of the Alexandreis, an epic poem by twelfth-century author, Walter of Châtillon. Walter's epic of Alexander the Great is written in hexameter verse and became a popular text in the Middle Ages. Written in the 1180s after Walter returned to France following his degree in law at the university of Bologna, the Alexandreis was requested by William, Archbishop of Rheims. This connection is explicit in the...
Dates: 13th century

Alphabetical indices of texts by Gregory I, Augustine, Jerome, Giles of Rome, pseudo-John Chrysostom, Lactantius, and others, 14th-15th century

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Identifier: MS 106
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains alphabetical indices of the following texts: Moralia by Gregory I, Jerome’s epistles, Golden Legend, Augustine’s epistles, pseudo-John Chrysostom’s Opus imperfectum in Mattheum, Augustine’s 83 Questions, Augustine’s De Sermone Domini, Lactantius’ Institutiones Divinae, the...
Dates: 14th-15th century

Antiphoner (Roman Use), 15th-16th century

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Identifier: MS 24
Contents The manuscript is an antiphoner, a liturgical book intended for use in the liturgical choir. It is written in Latin, dates from the 15th-16th century, and is of Italian origin. The use is that of Rome.Starting on f.1v, the manuscript mostly consists of noted Anthems and Psalms for the year, beginning in Advent (Roman Use)Hymns start on f.204v. They include First Saturday in Advent at Vespers; Vigil of the Nativity at Vespers,...
Dates: 15th-16th century

Astronomical treatise known as Theorica Planetarum by an unknown author, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 129
Contents This 15th century manuscript is a copy of an astronomical text known as the Theorica Planetarum, which was incredibly popular in the medieval period, and survives in over 200 manuscript copies. There has been much debate on the authorship of this text, and it has been attributed to Robert Grosseteste, and also Gerard of Cremona. However, it seems most likely that this text, of which MS 128 is a copy, is the work of an anonymous teacher of astronomy from about...
Dates: 15th century
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

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'...
Dates: c 1300
ff. 411v-412r
ff. 411v-412r

Biblia Sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 3
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. The only variation in the order is that the Letter to the Colossians follows the Letter to the Thessalonians.The manuscript also includes the apocryphal Letter to the Laodiceans (f. 253r). A letter written "to the Laodiceans" or "from Laodicea" (depending on the different interpretation of the Latin text)...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 170v-171r
ff. 170v-171r

Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 4
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the text of the Vulgate, but incomplete. It omits: the prologue to the Pentateuch, part of the first chapter of Genesis, sections of Isaiah (ch. 61:11-66:9), First Maccabees (ch. 14:48-16), Second Maccabees (1:1-14), and of Revelation (2:24 to the end of the book). The...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 5
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains the text of the Vulgate for the Old Testament and part of the Gospel of Saint Matthew (from the beginning to 18:34). It omits the Psalms, but it includes First Esdras, a different version of the canonical Book of Ezra, which was ultimately rejected by the Western Church since it is not present in the Hebrew Bible; it still survives in several copies of the...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 162v-163r
ff. 162v-163r

Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 6
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate with the exclusion ofe Psalms. It also contains the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum ('Explanations of the Hebrew names'), a list (mostly in alphabetical order) of Hebrew names found in the Bible, attributed to Stephen Langton (died 1228); each name is accompanied by a short explanation in Latin.The Prayer of Salomon is...
Dates: 13th century
ff. 3v-4r
ff. 3v-4r

Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], c 1260

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Identifier: MS 8
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate. The order of books of the Old Testament is unusual: chapter 15 of Leviticus is found at the end of the book of Esther with an explanatory rubric; Lamentations and Baruch precede Jeremiah instead of coming after it; the Letter of Jeremiah,...
Dates: c 1260