Theological and ascetic treatises, etc.
- Theological and ascetic treatises, etc.
- Published / Created
- [between 1400 and 1450 (1436)].
- Publication Place
- Southern Low Countries (Huy),
- Manuscript on parchment (bad quality) and paper containing 1) Guillelmus Peraldus (Guillaume Peyraud, s. XIII), De professione monachorum. 2) Requirements for the priest who is proceeding to the consecration of the Eucharist. 3) Iohannes Gerson (1363-1429), Opus tripartitum de praeceptis Decalogi, de confessione et de arte moriendi. 4) Anonymous treatise on the seven sacraments. 5) A short treatise on the Canonical Hours, being an annex to art. 5. 6) Henricus de Coesvelt OCarth. (d. 1410), De sacramento eucharistiae. 7) Anonymous treatise on the preparation to mass. 8) Alphonsus Bonihominis OP (d. c. 1353), Historia Ioseph. 9) Thomas de Cantimprato (Thomas of Cantimpré, d. before 1266?), Vita sanctae Christinae Mirabilis (d. c. 1224). 10) Guido Vicentinus OP (d. 1332), Margarita Bibliae (Biblia metrica), without the prologues. 11) Table of contents.
Binding: ca. 1900. Tan morocco binding over heavy bevelled wooden boards; the covers decorated with a blind-tooled roll, and gold-tooled frames. Five decorated brass bosses with cornerpieces, of an undetermined age (16th century?), on each cover, and two brass clasps, equally much older than the binding, attached to the rear cover. Spine with four raised bands. Six leather tabs.
Modern (paper) binder's blanks not digitized.
Script: Copied by various scribes in Gothica Semihybrida or Hybrida Libraria; the last section only (art. 11) is copied in a more rapid Gothica Cursiva Libraria/Currens, by Henricus de Benthem.
The decoration differs from section to section. Red heightening of majuscules, red paragraph marks and red underlining. Headings in red or black, sometimes in Textualis. 2-line (rarely 3- or 4-line) plain initials in red. 4-, 5- or 6-line flourished initials in red with black penwork on ff. 2r (art. 2), 50v (littera duplex, art. 4), 72r (littera duplex, art. 5), 146r (littera duplex, art. 8), 178r (art. 9).
- ff. i (parchment) + ix (paper) + 241 + ix (paper) + i (parchment) ; 215 x 140 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 904
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- paper and parchment
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Catholic Church--Liturgy
- Subject (Topic)
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Monasticism and religious orders
Theology--History--Middle Ages, 600-1500
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- Theological and Ascetic Treatises, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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