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Monastic and religious life

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

De claustro animae by Hugh of Fouilloy, 13th-14th century

Identifier: MS 107/f. 34v-60v
Contents This section contains a verse summary of part of De claustro animae (The Cloister of the Soul) by Hugh of Fouilloy, which was originally written in the 12th century. It is about monastic life.This section starts with a verse summary of the text on f. 34v. Here, the work is summarised in two poems about the twelve abusiones seculi and twelve ...
Dates: 13th-14th century

Prescriptive texts for the education of the nuns, c. 1560

Identifier: MS 152/ff. 23r-32v
Contents The three texts which follow the Rule of Saint Benedict were probably intended to complement the Rule itself, as they lay out additional prescriptions regarding the life of the nuns in the convent. Since the hand is the same of the first text, they might have been conceived as unit and therefore copied together, but in this case the scribe has not left any indication.Ten Commandments: start on f. 23r. They are introduced by the rubric...
Dates: c. 1560

Rule of Saint Benedict, 1560

Identifier: MS 152/ff. 1r-22r
Contents The first and most important text of the collection is an abbreviated form of the Rule of Saint Benedict, which governed life in the monasteries of the Benedictine order to which the mixed, but mainly feminine, convent of San Lorenzo in Venice belonged. In the title, the scribe, Gerolamo Zio, affirms that the text was requested by the Abbess Cipriana Michiel and, in the colophon (i.e. the final note), that he wrote it in 1560 (October)....
Dates: 1560

Speculum Monachorum by Arnoul de Bohéries

Identifier: MS 88/ff. 8v-10v
Contents This part of the manuscript contains the text Speculum Monachorum (also Speculum interioris hominis, Speculum monasticum, Speculum super emendacionem vite hominis religionis) by Arnoul de Bohéries (d. 1149), also known as Arnulfus de Boeriis, a Cistercian from the dioceses of Louvain. The Speculum Monachorum is a treatise written as guidance for monks in their monastic life, composed in the form...
Dates: late 15th century