[Commentary on the Doctrinale puerorum] [manuscript].
- [France, between 1279 and 1299]
60 leaves : parchment ; 195 x 137 (168 x 120) mm. bound to 203 x 152 mm.
- Alexander, de Villa Dei. Doctrinale puerorum.
Latin language -- Grammar -- Early works to 1500.
Latin language -- Syntax -- Early works to 1800.
Latin language -- Study and teaching -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 13th century.
- Anonymous commentary on a 12th-century didactic poem composed by the French Franciscan Alexander de Villa Dei addressing parts of speech, syntax, and rhetorical figures. Opening of a letter by Albert II, Duke of Austria, Styria, and Carinthia, transcribed in German by a later hand on last verso.
- Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: Parchment, 60 ; 1¹⁰ 2¹⁰ (+11) 3-5¹⁰ 6¹⁰ (-5); gatherings 2-4 signed II-IIII in roman numerals in red ink, lower center of last verso.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 50-54 lines; frame-ruled in ink; prickings visible in most margins.
Script: Written in Gothic cursive script.
Decoration: 4-line initial in red with extensions and flourishing in red and black (f. 1v); 3-line initials and paragraph marks in red throughout first 5 gatherings (f. 1v-51v); lemmata underlined in red through most of first 5 gatherings (f. 1v-48r). Spaces for initials to be added left blank in last gathering (f. 53v-60v).
Binding: 19th-century Germanic cloth-backed paper and boards.
Origin: Written in France in the late 13th century.
- Local notes:
- Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
- Penn Provenance:
- Formerly owned by Count Oswald von Seilern-Aspang (circular armorial bookplate inside upper cover).
Sold at auction at Christie's, 26 March 2003, lot 4, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
- Cited in:
- Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), p. 140 (LJS 451).
- Cited as:
- LJS 451
- Seilern-Aspang, Oswald, Count, 1901-1967, former owner.
- Albert II, Duke of Austria, ca. 1298-1358.
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