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NamesHugo, Argentinensis (ca. 1210-ca. 1270) (Author)
Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection
Compendium theologicae veritatis.
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1301 - 1400 (Approximate)Place: England
Library locationsManuscripts and Archives DivisionShelf locator: MssCol 2557Shelf locator: MA 146
NotesOwnership: Early signatures of Robert Notte, W. Catesby, and John, Early of Warwick. Obtained in 1926 from W.M. Voynich by Wilberforce Eames for his library. Bequeathed by Eames, 1940.Content: De Ricci, 2316. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Note in manuscript.Content: 30 long lines per page, ruled in pen. Prickings and catchwords visible. 16 quires of 8 folios each, followed by 1 quire of 12 folios, 2 quires of 10 folios, and 1 quire of 2 folios, with a leaf (Part II) inserted between ff. 161 and 163.Content: ParchmentContent: Opening 5-line red/blue puzzle initial with penwork. Alternating 2-line or 3-line red and blue initials with crude opposing-color penwork. Red and blue placemarkers. Rubrics.Content: De Ricci and Guest cite Albertus Magnus (?) as author. Note in manuscript says that this work has been attributed to several authors, including Albertus, but is in fact the work of Hugh of Strassburg, who flourished at the end of the 13th century.Content: 1 scribe, plus noting hands ff. 161v, 163r-vContent: According to table of contents, this work has seven books: 1. De natura divinitatis(?); 2. De creaturis; 3. De peccatis; 4. De humanitate dei; 5. De virtutibus et gratia; 6. De sacramentis; 7. De fine mundi. Main text ends f. 161; notes follow.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533MSS Unit ID: 2557Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f059bfa0-c5cc-012f-afc0-58d385a7bc34
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