DUL Add.MS. 1950/C/25Sermons (fragment)
Held by: Durham University Library: Additional Manuscripts

Bifolium from a collection of sermons, some by Aldobrandinus de Toscanella, written in Italy in the earlier 14th century


Physical description of manuscript
Support

Parchment

Extent: 1 bifolium
Size: 188 mm x 294 mm

Condition of manuscriptCropped at head of parts lines of text and fore-edge, some text worn
Layout

No pricking visible. Framed in faint grey. Written space 160 x 122-125 mm. 2 columns, 72 lines.

Script

Written in minute rotunda

Decoration

Unfilled 2-line spaces for initials to sermons.


Manuscript history
Creation

Written in Italy, earlier 14th century.

Provenance

Reused as a pastedown, with some brown staining from turn-ins of covering, in Shelfmark of source: Routh 13.B.11, now SB+ 0087 containing Antidotum contra diversas omnium fere seculorum haereses (Basle: excudebat Henricus Petrus, 1528), and Philonis Iudaei Alexandrini, Libri antiquitatum. Quaestionum et solutionum in Genesin. De Essaeis. De nominibus Hebraicis. De mundo. (Basle: per Adamum Petrum, 1527), binding calf over chamfered wooden boards, blind panel rolls, holes for bosses on front and back boards, clasp holes clasping on front board, holes for chain clasp at head of back board, Germany, early/mid 16th century (with a tool perhaps also found on a book bearing the centre-panel of the library of St Gertrude in Louvain Shelfmark of source: Routh 3.C.9, now SB+ 0098, and an inscription, 16th/17th century, “Bibliothecae Grünbergensis”. Former reference: Portfolio II/19b (see Catalogue of fragments, manuscript and printed, amongst Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections).


Manuscript contents
(a)     f.1ra
Modern title: Sermon (fragment)
Language: Latin

Acephalous

(b)     f.1ra-b
Modern title: Sermon: St Sebastian
Language: Latin

Sancto Sebastiano (lower margin). “[Q]uis est hic qui laudat eum etc. Ad hanc questionem possumus respondere quod beatus sebastianus ...”

(c)     f.1rb-1va
Modern title: Sermon: St Agnes
Author: Aldobrandinus, de Toscanella, -1314
Language: Latin

In festo Sancte Agnetis (lower margin) “[F]asciculus myrrhae ...”

Citation:Schneyer i,240, no. 228.
(d)     f.1va-b
Modern title: Sermon
Language: Latin

“Sicut lilium ”

(e)     f.1vb
Modern title: Sermon
Language: Latin

“[F]ortitudo mea et laus - Verba proposita ad honorem vincentis ...”

(f)     f.1vb
Modern title: Sermon
Author: Aldobrandinus, de Toscanella, -1314
Language: Latin

“<Qvi> uicerit dabo ei sedere ...”

Citation:Schneyer, i,240 no. 229.
(g)     f.2ra
Modern title: Sermon
Language: Latin

Acephalous?

(h)     f.2ra-b
Modern title: Sermon: Nativity of John the Baptist
Author: Aldobrandinus, de Toscanella, -1314
Language: Latin

In natiuitate beati iohannis bap. (lower margin) “[Q]uis putat puer iste erit. Consuetudo hominum est querere ...”

Citation:Schneyer, i,242 no 247.
(i)     f.2rb
Modern title: Sermon: Feast of SS. Peter and Paul
Language: Latin

In festo apostolorum petri et pauli (lower margin) “[?]??? et magno ...”

(j)     f.2rb-va
Modern title: Sermon
Language: Latin

“Mirabilis deus ...”

(k)     f.2va
Modern title: Sermon
Language: Latin

“Tripliciter sol exeuntes moses etceteri. 44. Sublimis et deuote laudis ...”

(l)     f.2va-b
Modern title: Sermon
Author: Aldobrandinus, de Toscanella, -1314
Language: Latin

“Mirabilis deus in sanctis suis et inter omnia dei mirabilia precipuum miraculum ...”

Citation:Schneyer, i,242 no 248.

Bibliography

Schneyer, Johannes Baptist, Repertorium der lateinischen Sermones des Mittelalters für die Zeit von 1150-1350   OCLC citation, (Münster : Aschendorff, 1971-95)