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Beinecke MS 1153
Italy, [between 1383 and 1393]
In Latin and Italian.
This material is open for research.
Manuscript, on paper, in a number of hands, containing a variety of religious and
devotional texts, many related to the Franciscan order. Contents include lives of
Francis of Assisi, Clare of Assisi, and Anthony of Padua; a poem on the day of judgement
in ottava rima; lives of Christ and the Virgin Mary in Italian; writings of St. Bridget
of Sweden in Italian; an account of the dedication of St. Lawrence's cathedral in
Genoa; St. Anselm's Miracles of the Virgin; and two itineraries of visits to the Holy
Bergendal Collection of Mediaeval Manuscripts (Bergandal 21). Purchased from Bernard
Quaritch, Ltd., (Sotheby's sale, 2011 July 5, lot 69) on the T. Kimball Brooker Italian
Binding: modern full red leather.
General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Devotional literature, Italian.
Devotional literature, Latin.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- 13th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.