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Ms. Codex 750 - [Sacramental handbook]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 750 - [Sacramental handbook]
[Sacramental handbook] [manuscript].
[Germany, between 1370 and 1499]
Physical description:
306 leaves : paper, ill. ; 211 x 144 mm. bound to 226 x 145 mm.
Collection of sermons, religious treatises and handbooks, and poems.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
4th work, attribution (f. 21r): Magister Andreas Hyspanus.
9th work (f. 45r): Incipit speculum manuale sacerdotum a fratre Hermanno De almannia de Scildis sacrae theologiae professor ordinis heremitarum sancti Augustini.
10th work, incipit (f. 53r): Quaeritur primum quid sit signum.
11th work, incipit (f. 85r): In primis debet interrogare sacerdos penitentem ... (f. 123r) Sicut Moyses Amalech non armis sed orationibus expugnavit. Explicit Summa Berengharii.
13th work, incipit (f. 135r): Que est ista ... [Cant. 6:9]. Hec est vox[sermons on the assumption, annunciation, purification].
14th work, incipit (f. 144r): Hic narrat primo de mense qui Januarius appellatur.
15th work, incipit (f. 147r): Considera quod hodie.
16th work, incipit (f. 189r): Sacra scriptura continet de esse [recte, decem] precepta.
17th work, incipit (f. 211r): Qui digne vult communicari.
18th work, incipit (f. 211v): In inter cetera medici [on medicine related to the signs of Zodiac].
19th work, incipit (f. 214v): Quot fecit in Babylonia.
21st work, incipit (f. 218r): De dedicatione. Salus huic domui [Luc. 19:9] Solempnitas hodierne dedicationis.
22nd work (f. 255r): Eusebius scribit ... Incipit fundamentum puerorum a magistro Thoma Erfordie compilatum ... (f. 264v) me scribebat Ulricus nomen.
23rd work, incipit (f. 265r): Puer natus est nobis [Is. 9:6]. Sed hoc tempus ... (f. 278v) ut in hac parte terminatum libellus. Cui me scribebat Johannes [commentary by a student at Paris?].
26th work, incipit (f. 292v): Ego aurem ad iura a domino perseverabo in confessione.
Foliation: Paper, i + 306; [1-20], 1-24, [45-306]; contemporary or near contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Script: Written in a Gothic cursive script by several hands.
Decoration: Some sections rubricated, with some initials in red, illustration of the constellations of the zodiac (f. 264v).
Binding: Contemporary half pigskin over boards; guards are parchment manuscript leaves, one in German, one a leaf from a missal.
Origin: Written in Germany from the 14th to the 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch). Dates in the manuscript include 1423 (f. 43v) and 1372 (f. 295v).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 750
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 750
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