Franklin

[Theological miscellany] [manuscript].

Publication:
[Italy, between 1400 and 1450]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
354 leaves : paper ; 96 x 71 (64 x 50) mm. bound to 100 x 72 mm.
Subjects:
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Legends.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to 1800.
Catholic Church -- Sermons -- Early works to 1800.
Confession.
Devotional literature, Italian.
Jerusalem in Christianity -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Sermons.
Treatises.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 15th century.
Language:
Latin, with first item in Italian (f. 2r-68r).
Contents:
1. f.2r-68r: Legende della gloriosa Vergine Maria (in Italian).
2. f.72r-162v: Tractatus de civitate sancta Jerusalem.
3. f.163r: [Quaestiones duo].
4. f.164r-243r: [Dominica septuagesima].
5. f.244r-354v: De confessione.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
Incipit for first work: Candor lucis eterne et speculum sine macula. Sapientia, secundo capitulo. Cosi como la luce corporale...(f. 2r); title from heading.
Incipit for second work: Videns Yesus civitatem flevit super illam dicens...(f. 72r); title from heading.
Incipit for third work: Quero de quo panno debet esse corruptible. Respondit Alexander de Ales in tractatu de missa (f. 163r); title from Zacour-Hirsch.
Incipit for fourth work: Voca operationes et redde illud mercedem suam (f. 164r); title from Zacour-Hirsch Catalogue (Lenten sermons for Sundays from Septuagesima through Holy Week).
Incipit for fifth work: In omnibus qua confessionem pertinent...(f. 244r); title from heading.
Foliation: Paper, 356; [1-356]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 16-20 long lines; ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script.
Decoration: Rubricated headings and paragraph markers throughout, with some use of yellow to highlight capitals.
Binding: Modern red morocco, splitting at top hinges.
Origin: Written in Italy in the early 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Provenance:
Appears in Bernard M. Rosenthal's catalog 1 (1954), no. 61.
Sold by Rosenthal, 1954.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 23 (Ms. Latin 103).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 689
Contributor:
Ales, Alexander de.
Contains:
Legende della gloriosa Vergine Maria.
Tractatus de civitate sancta Jerusalem.
De confessione.
OCLC:
155985408
Status/Location:
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