DUL Add.MS. 1950/A/10Summa theologia (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Two leaves from Aquinas, Summa theologia, late 13th century.


Digitised: https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m3x816m669.html


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 2 leaves
Size: 310 mm x 210 mm
each

Condition of manuscriptMuch ink on versos lost through being pasted down on boards.
Layout

Written space 248 x 150 mm. Ruled lightly in sharp gray. 2 cols. 48 lines. Original section-numbers (Arabic) in the margins; Some small marginal cursive references.

Script

Written in textura

Decoration

Paraphs, in red or, less frequently, blue. Initials, to articles and questions, 2-line, blue with red flourishing or, alternately, red with blue flourishing.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in France or England, late 13th century.

Provenance

Former pastedowns, stained by four bands and the turn-ins of the brown covering of Shelfmark of source: Cosin T.I.14, now SB+ 0065 - Suetonius, etc., Ex recognitione Des. Erasmi Roterodami. C. Suetonius Tranqvillus. Dion Cassius Nicaeus. Aelius Spartianus. Iulius Capitolinus. Aelius Lampridius. Vulcatius Gallicanus V.C. Trebellius Pollio. Flauius Vopiscus Syracusius. Quibus adiuncti sunt, Sex. Aurelius Victor. Eutropius Paulus Diaconus. Ammianus Marcellinus. Pomponius Laetius Ro. Io. Bap. Egnatius Venetus, (Basle: apud Ioannem Frobenium, 1518), bound in Cambridge by Nicholas Spierinck using Oldham rolls An.f.(2) and DI.a.(2). Inscription: “Mr Bonaventure Asshely” (16/17th century) upside-down on (a) recto. Former reference: Portfolio I/9


Manuscript contents
Original title: Summa theologia
Author: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
Date: late 13th century
Incipit: Ad primum ergo dicendum quod ratio illa procedit in hiis que ex equo diuiduntur
Explicit: angelus peccans ascendere uoluit dum uoluit aliquo modo
Language: Latin

Fragment begins half way through I,lx,5 and ends very near end of I,lxi,4.

Original title: Summa theologia
Author: Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
Date: late 13th century
Incipit: hominibus mors quod angelis casus. ut damascenus dicit
Explicit: manent secundum materiam sed mutantur secundum formas
Language: Latin

Fragment contains middle of I,lxiv,2 to middle of I,lxv,1.


Digitised material for Durham University Library Additional MS 1950/A/10 - 2 leaves from Summa theologia
Digitised March 2018
https://n2t.durham.ac.uk/ark:/32150/t1m3x816m669.html

Bibliography

Oldham, English blind-stamped bindings, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952)