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Beinecke MS 981
France (Paris?), [between 1250 and 1300]
Philosophical and theological treatises.
ff. 155 : parchment : 165 x 130 (?) mm.
Material is open for research.
Manuscript on parchment containing 1) Two diagrams with accompanying text. 2) Note
on vows. 3) Petrus Cantor (d. 1197), De tropis loquendi. 4) Table of the subdivisions
of anima. 5) Theological note. 6) Note on merit. 7) Theological treatise in four books.
8) Notes in plummet. 9) Treatise on vision and gifts ("dotes").
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund.
Script: Copied by various small hands, writing highly abbreviated Gothica Textualis
Currens or Libraria. In some sections documentary cursive influence is visible (especially
in looped d).
The decoration is unevenly spread. Red paragraph marks, underlining and headings;
some plain red initials; alternating red and blue flourished initials with penwork
in the contrasting colour in art. 7; initials missing in art. 9.
Binding: Original (?) binding in ... over wooden boards, sewn on four split leather
thongs. Remnants of four pairs of leather ties, two at the front and one at the top
and at the tail.
Philosophical and Theological Treatises. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and
Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- France -- 13th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.