Theological and moral florilegium
- Theological and moral florilegium
- Published / Created
- [between 1450 and 1500]
- Publication Place
- Northern Italy,
- Manuscript on paper of a huge collection of mostly short quotations, arranged under more than one hundred headings; the first ones deal with God and his qualities, but the majority are of a moral nature; the collection also includes short treatises, exempla, verses and prayers. With two fragments 1) of a Latin theological treatise on parchment, ca. 1300. 2) of a Latin philosophical treatise, probably a commentary on Aristotle's De caelo et mundo.
Script: Mainly copied by one hand writing a small Gothico-Humanistica with single-compartment a; a few additions and marginal notes by a contemporary hand. Art. 3 is copied in an unusual linear Humanistica Textualis close to Cursiva, marked by numerous loops.
The foliation is incorrect, comprising successively ff. 95, 96, 95bis, 96bis, 97.
- ff. 144 : paper ; 160 x 105 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 821
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- Theological and Moral Florilegium. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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