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New York, Columbia University, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary,  UTS MS 004
Description: ff. 186 - Original wooden boards and pigskin. - Carthusians of Saint-Alban, near Trier, s. XV; Leander van Ess (1772-1847); acquired by UTS in 1838. - De Ricci, pp. 1637-1638. M. McC. Gatch, 'so precious a foundation:' The Library of Leander Van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York(New York: Union Theological Seminary and The Grolier Club, 1996) 140-142.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 13
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/UTSMS004_22
Language: Latin Country: Germany Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-186
Description: - Parchment - 330 x 230 mm
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: Several.
Script: Formal gothic book hand.
Other Decoration:
Number of Texts: 17

Text 1: ff. 1-3
Author: Origen
Title: Sermo de S. Maria Magdalena
Language(s): Latin
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Binding   Front cover with unevenly placed pins for fore edge straps; rebacked.
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Front pastedown   Contents list; in smaller script below, an early modern pressmark.
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f. 3   Foliation in contemporary red roman numerals centered in the upper margin; ownership note in the lower margin.
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Text 2: ff. 3-4
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux
Title: Planctus super passionem B. V. Mariae
Language(s): Latin

Text 3: ff. 4v-56v
Author: Gregory the Great
Title: Dialogi
Language(s): Latin
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f. 6   Parted and flourished initial.
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f. 9v   One chapter heading supplied in red ink; the space for three others marked by red line fillers (for which, two headings are given in a contemporary noting hand in the margins).
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f. 15v   Thin area of parchment avoided by scribe but signalled by rubricator with red lines; catchword enclosed in frame.
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f. 36   Pricking in outer margin enclosed by double vertical rules; that in inner margin by a single rule (same ruling occurs on f. 46, also the first leaf of a quire).
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f. 42   Text missed in copying added in lower margins.
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Text 4: ff. 56v-97
Author: Gregory the Great
Title: Liber pastoralis curae
Language(s): Latin
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f. 58   Parted and flourished initial; leaf signature as two vertical slashes; rectangular indentation along upper outer edge due to former fore edge tab.
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Text 5: f. 98
Title: Dicta patrum
Language(s): Latin
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f. 98   Pricking along both margins.
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Text 6: ff. 98v-99
Author: Bede
Title: Extract on a monk's vision of hell
Language(s): Latin

Text 7: ff. 99v-103
Author: Anselm of Canterbury
Title: Proslogion
Language(s): Latin
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f. 99v   Ruling in ink.
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Text 8: ff. 103-127
Author: Anselm of Canterbury
Title: De similitudinibus
Language(s): Latin

Text 9: ff. 127-133v
Author: Augustine
Title: Meditationes
Language(s): Latin

Text 10: ff. 134-167v
Author: Smaragdus
Title: Diadema monachorum
Language(s): Latin
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f. 134v   Parted initial; fore edge tab in white leather.
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f. 167v   Ink feathering from poorly prepared parchment.
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Text 11: ff. 167v-174
Title: Verba seniorum
Language(s): Latin
Notes: PL 73:855 and following. 

Text 12: ff. 174-176v
Author: Bede
Title: Historia ecclesiastica
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains excerpts from Books 4-5. 

Text 13: ff. 176v-177v
Author: Hildemarus
Title: De octo vitiis principalibus
Language(s): Latin

Text 14: ff. 177v-178v
Author: Ambrose
Title: Ad hominem paenitentem
Language(s): Latin

Text 15: ff. 178v-183v
Title: Vita S. Mariae Aegyptiacae
Language(s): Latin

Text 16: ff. 183v-185v
Title: Vita S. Pelagiae
Language(s): Latin

Text 17: ff. 185v-186
Title: Vita Thaisis
Language(s): Latin