Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 369 (V.1.6)
Images: [ MS Hunter 369 fol. 114v-115r ] [ MS Hunter 369 fol. 68r detail ]
Date of Creation: Between 1099 and 1199
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Sancti Avrelii Avgvstini, Hipponis Episcopi, De Libero Arbitrio.
Sancti Avrelii Avgvstini, Hipponis Episcopi, De Natvra Boni.
Sancti Avrelii Avgvstini, Hipponis Episcopi, Enchiridion.
Sancti Avrelii Avgvstini, Hipponis Episcopi, De Spiritv et Anima.
S. Patris Joannis Damasceni, Monachi et Presbyteri, Expositio Fidei Orthodoxae.
Sancti Gregorii [Magni], Papae I, Dialogorvm Libri IV.
Lvcii Caecilii Firmiani Lactantii, De Opificio Dei.
Lvcii Caecilii Firmiani Lactantii, Divinarvm Institvtionvm Extracta.
On a sheet of paper inserted between i, 4. and 1, I. in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: St. Augustinus de libero arbitrio | - de natura boni | - Enchiridion | - de spiritu et anima | Io Presb. Damascenus de incomprehensibilitate Dei in latinum versus | a Burdundione vidice, cive pisano. | Gregorii dialogorum libri quatuor. | Lactantius de Opificio Dei.
[Formerly P.1.1; T.1.1].
Evans (see Reference File) says this is a 14th century copy of Augustine's Enchiridion.
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 13½ x 9 (last quire 12 x 9), ff. 172, originally ff. 178+, well written in two hands (French), in double cols. of 49 lines (51 in the last quire), each 9 3/8 x 2½ (9 3/8 x 3 in the last quire), signatures (not in the last quire), catchwords, pagination, partial, modern, historiated and otherwise illuminated initials with gestures (rubrication only in the last quire), blue and red initials with ornament of the opposite colour and elaborate blue and red gestures, running titles and capitulation in red and blue, rubrics, rubricated initials and others touched with vermilion, few marginalia, clean, well preserved, quires 1-15 ruled and margined with plummet, 16 with crayon, fol. sec. cupit uitam. Late Cent. XII.
Binding: Millboards, covered brown Russia (faded from crimson), gilt-tooled (lines) edges, sides and panelled back, saffron edges, title (gilt): ST. AUGUSTIN. | JO. DAMASCEN. | GREGORIUS. | LACTANTIUS. | M.S. Early Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 295.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Notes: This manuscript has been exhibited on the following occasions: 'Treasures of Scottish Libraries', National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1961; 'Trésors des Bibliothèques d'Ecosse', Brussels, 1963; 'Treasures from Scottish libraries', Trinity College Library, Dublin, 1964.
Bibliography: Enchiridion ad Laurentium de fide el-spe el-caritate, ed. E. Evans, S. Aurelii Augustini Opera, pars XIII, 2 (Corpus Christianorum, vol. 46, Turnhout, 1969) - reviewed, Scriptorium, vol. 30 (1976), p. 69; Nigel Thorp, The glory of the page (London, 1987), no. 19; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 295-296.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Augustine Saint
Bishop of Hippo.
author: Gregory I Pope c.540-604
The Great
author: John of Damascus, Saint
author: Lucius Caelius Firmianus Lactantius c 240-c 320
Christian apologist and author. He taught rhetoric at Diocletian's school in Nicomedia and during the persecutions was converted to Christianity. His works, which …
exhibition: Glory of the Page 1987-1989
Exhibition of medieval manuscripts from Glasgow University Library: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Oct. 1987-Jan. 1988, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Feb.-Apr. …
exhibition: Treasures from Scottish Libraries 1964
Exhibition, Trinity College Library, Dublin, 1964.
exhibition: Treasures of Scottish Libraries 1961
Exhibition, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1961.
exhibition: Trésors des Bibliothèques d'Ecosse 1963
Exhibition, Brussels, 1963.
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