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Latin poetry

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Anticlaudianus by Alanus de Insulis, 13th century

Identifier: MS 20/ff. 100r-121r
Contents The Anticlaudianus is a poem which illustrates nature's failure in creating the perfect man. Its author is Alanus de Insulis (also known as Alain de Lille, c. 1128 - 1202/03), French theologian and poet. He spent several years teaching in Paris; he was a very prolific author and famous for his wide knowledge.The text in this manuscript is preceded by the inscription Anticlaudianus Alani de Antiruffino in adifferent...
Dates: 13th century

Architrenius by John of Hauville, 13th century

Identifier: MS 20/ff. 78r-99v
Contents The Architrenius is a Latin allegorical poem in hexameters, dedicated to Walter of Coutances, Archbishop of Rouen, in 1184. Little is know about its author, Johannes de Hauvilla: he was probably originary from the village of Hauville, near Rouen; at the time of the dedication of Architrenius, he was presumably alread a teacher of the cathedral school of Rouen.The poem is divided in nine books. It narrates the...
Dates: 13th century
f. 49r
f. 49r

MS 136: 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
f. 19r
f. 19r

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

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...
Dates: c 1449

MS 198: Composite manuscript containing four texts by Horace and Persius, late 15th century

Identifier: MS 198
Contents Contains four texts in the same hand.ff. 1r-16v: Satires by Persiusff. 17r-28v: Ars Poetica by Horaceff. 29r-85r:Satires Book I and II by Horaceff. 85v-124r: Epistles Book I and II by HoraceThe texts will be described separately under the folios and titles listed above. ...
Dates: late 15th century

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

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...
Dates: 15th century

Notebook No.115, January 1844- May 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/115
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January to May 1844 while in London. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. From pp.20-22, 32 - with Darwin Transcription note: The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: January 1844- May 1844