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[Epithoma : seu flores in collationes patrum Joh[anni] Cassiani] [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Heinrich, von Friemar, approximately 1245-1340.
Publication:
[Germany, 14--]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
172 leaves : paper ; 158 x 104 mm. bound to 166 x 114 mm.
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Subjects:
Monastic and religious life -- Early works to 1800.
Monastic and religious life -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Excerpts.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Language:
Latin.
Biography/History:
German Augustinian, author of a number of works on ascetical and mystical spirituality.
Summary:
Collection of excerpts from the De institutis coenobiorum and Collationes patrum XXIV of John Cassian, 5th-century works on monastic life. Followed by a collection of Hebrew Scripture references grouped by their application to the life of Christ and a treatise attributed to Bartholomaeus Carthusiensus addressed to a novice wishing to leave the monastery.
Contents:
1. f.1v-66v: Epithoma / Heinrich von Friemar.
2. f.67r-83r: Applicationes auctoritatum veteris testamenti ad novum, quantum incarnationis passionisque Christi mysterium.
3. f.87r-140r: Tractatus ad quendam fratrem novicium ad seculum redire volentem / Bartholomaeus Carthusiensis.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title for predominant work in 15th-century note on flyleaf; Zacour-Hirsch supplies the title Flores ex collatione patrum, sive ex collationum Joannis Cassiani libris XXIV.
Collation: Paper, i (contemporary flyleaf) + 172; 1¹⁰ 2-4¹² 5-6¹⁴ 7¹² 8¹⁰ 9¹² 10-11¹⁰ 12¹² 13-14¹⁰ 15¹²; [1-172]; modern collation in pencil, upper or lower right recto. Last three gatherings are blank.
Layout: 1st work written in 35-40 long lines, with marginal notes in red ink; 2nd work has marginal Biblical citations in red ink; 3rd work written in 34 long lines, with red letters in the main text corresponding to marginal Biblical citations.
Script: Written in a Gothic cursive script.
Decoration: Titles, brackets, and marginal notes in red ink.
Binding: Blind-stamped contemporary calf over wooden boards (Zacour-Hirsch); one metal hook and clasp and one metal clasp with hook now missing; paper label at top of spine has remnants of title, including "in collationes patrum ... Cassiani" and paper label at bottom of spine has shelf number 183, in two generations of numbering.
Origin: Written in Germany in the 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Formerly in the library of the Carthusian monastery in Buxheim (Patrum Cartusianorum B.V. Mariae in Buxheim, f. 1r).
Appears in Bernard M. Rosenthal's catalog 12 (1961), no. 23, and catalog 15 (1964), no. 17; sold by Rosenthal (New York), 1964.
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), Supplement A (1) Library Chronicle 35 (1969), p. 5 (Ms. Latin 201).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1061.
Contributor:
Cassian, John, approximately 360-approximately 435.
Cassian, John, ca. 360-ca. 435.
Contains:
Flores ex collatione patrum, sive ex collationum Joannis Cassiani libris XXIV.
Applicationes auctoritatum veteris testamenti ad novum, quantum incarnationis passionisque Christi mysterium.
Tractatus ad quendam fratrem novicium ad seculum redire volentem.
OCLC:
155932870
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