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Manuscripts, Latin

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

Found in 236 Collections and/or Records:

Summa summarum sive Speculum iuris canonici, by William of Pagula, 14th century

Identifier: MS 145
Contents MS 145 contains one of only thirteen known extant copies of a 14th-century text by William of Pagula [Paull], a theologian, writer, and English parish priest. This massive text containing five books is a manual on canon law and theology, composed sometime in or around 1318-22. The text in nearly complete in MS 145, although the final book, Liber v wants three chapters.f. 1r: Prologue, beginning with the words Incipit Prologus. Ad...
Dates: 14th century

Summa Super Titulis Decretalium [incomplete], by Geoffrey of Trani, 14th century

Identifier: MS 140
Contents This manuscript contains a section of a text by 13th century Italian jurist, Geoffrey of Trani. The text found in part in MS 140 is Trani's most famous work, theSumma super titulis decretalium. It is a summary of the Decretals of Gregory IX, an extremely influential text on canon law produced under the direction of Pope Gregory IX in the 1230s, a few decades before the career of Geoffrey of Trani. The copy of Trani's work...
Dates: 14th century

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...
Dates: 15th century

Uncatalogued smaller fragments, various dates

Identifier: MS 211/XXXVI
Scope and Contents

These fragments weren't described in details by Borland as they were deemed 'unworthy of interest'. Each fragment is stamped with the seal of Edinburgh university Library, and bears the reference 'MS 211 XXXVI'.

Dates: various dates

Works by Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II), late 15th century

Identifier: MS 191
Contents MS 191 contains two texts by the fifteenth-century Italian, Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II from 1458-1464). The volume is divided into two parts, the first containing letters by Piccolimini, and the second, the text De miseria curialium. These will be described separately, under 'MS 191/ff. 1-97' and 'MS 191/ff. 99-115'. Writing A fine, uniform minuscule, written on fine vellum, with wide margins....
Dates: late 15th century
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f. 49r

Works on Latin prosody by John Seward, c 1410-1422

Identifier: MS 136
Scope and Contents MS 136 is a volume of works by the fifteenth-century London schoolmaster, John Seward (or Seguarde). Seward wrote about a dozen short treatises on Latin prosody during the reigns of Henry IV and Henry V, and these works were primarly known and examined in a manuscript of Merton College, Oxford, thought to be unique. However, examination of MS 136 reveals that the Merton manuscript is a slightly later, and finer copy of the original text contained in MS 136. In fact, MS 136 is most probably...
Dates: c 1410-1422