De laudibus seu de gestis Beatae Virginis Mariae, etc.
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- De laudibus seu de gestis Beatae Virginis Mariae, etc.
- Vincent, of Beauvais, -1264
- Published / Created
- [between 1300 and 1500]
- Publication Place
Manuscript on parchment, composed of five distinct parts. Part I: 1) Vincent of Beauvais, De laudibus seu de gestis Beatae Virginis Mariae. 2) Petrus Comestor, Carmen in laudem beatae Virginis. 3) Vincent of Beauvais, De laudibus seu gestis Iohannis evangeliste. 4) Pictures of St. Barbara and Thomas Aquinas, and a medieval illuminated initial S (England [?], 15th century) pasted to blank pages. Part II: 5) Stephanus Parisiensis (?), unidentified text supporting the theology of Thomas Aquinas. 6) Augustine, De divinatione daemonum. Part III (paper): 7) Albertus Magnus, De sensu communi. 8) Albertus Magnus, De quinque potentiis anime interioribus. Part IV: 9) Fragment of an account of the Passion of Christ. Part V: Index.
Binding: 19th-20th centuries, England. Semi-limp vellum case with a gold-tooled title. Bound by Pierson. On spine: "Miscellanea Theologica. Stephanus Parisiensis. S. Augustinus. Albertus Magnus etc. Mss XIVe S".
Date and place of purchase by Thomas E. Marston unknown.
Folios 65-66, perhaps removed from a binding, are not conjugate: f. 66 is glued to the conjugate stub of f. 65.
Part I: Blue initial, 6-line, with parchment designs and red penwork harping patterns on f. 1r. Plain initials, 4- to 3-line alternate red and blue. Headings, underlining, paragraph marks and chapter numbers, some initial strokes, in red. Guide letters for decorator in margins. Parts II and III: Spaces left for decorative initials remain unfilled. Part IV: One initial, 2-line, on f. 65v and remains of another on conjugate stub: red with crudely drawn penwork designs in black and red. Headings, paragraph marks and initial strokes in orange-tinged red. Part V: On ff. 68r-69r every other entry begins with a 1-line plain blue initial; second letter of each entry washed with yellow; citations of Arabic numerals in red. Guide letters for decorator.
Script: Part I (ff. 1-44): Written by a single scribe in small gothic bookhand, below top line. Part II (ff. 45-58): Written by two scribes, the one for art. 5, the other for art. 6, in small, tight gothic cursive scripts. Part III (ff. 59-64): Written by a single scribe in a small gothic text hand. Part IV (ff. 65-66): Written in round gothic bookhand. Part V (ff. 67-80): Written in a neat gothic bookhand.
- ff. ii + 80 + ii : parchment ; ca. 250 x 180 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Marston MS 285
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Manuscripts, Medieval--Italy--14th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Italy--15th century.
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280.
Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430.
John,--the Apostle, Saint.
Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint--Devotion to.
Petrus, Comestor, 12th cent.
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 285.
Vincent of Beauvais, De Laudibus Seu de Gestis Beatae Virginis Mariae, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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