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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 102
Description: ff. 80 - Fourteenth century. Original sewing, wound and catching up the previous threads on three slit, tawed straps laced into edged tunnels in square-edged beech boards and laid in channels on the outer face. Pegged. A thread, tied at one kettle-stitch, runs along the spine, underneath the sewing supports, and is tied to the other kettle-stitch of the second quire. Covered in tawed skin, now a dirty cream color, with corner turn-in tongues. White, tawed straps attached to the upper board with nails and traces of pins on the lower. Traces of five bosses on each board and of a chain near the tail of the upper one. On the inside (only) of this board, at the center near the head and tail are unaccounted for rusty holes. Remains of a small paper label near the head of the lower board. The spine covering and sewing supports are broken and the bosses, fastenings, and chains wanting. - Presented to Yale in 1941 by Carl B. Spitzer who acquired it from Hoepli in Milan for 500 lire. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 102.
Notes:-Manuscript on parchment of 1) Anonymous tract entitled Moralium dogma. Followed without a break by the end of Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae (5.6). 2) Albertano da Brescia, De amore et dilectione Dei. 3) Albertano da Brescia, Liber consolationis et consilii. 4) Albertano da Brescia, Liber de doctrina dicendi et tacendi. 5) Parabole Salomonis. 6) Regule Senece, various selections from both the prose and poetry of Seneca.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS102_47
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 14th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms102.htm

Part 1:
Description: - parchment - 233 x 178 (166 x 122) mm.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: ItalyCity:
Assigned Date: [between 1300 and 1350]Searchable Date Range: 1300 - 1350
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by a single scribe in a precise round gothic bookhand.
Notes: Small initials, 4- to 1-line, alternating red and blue, sometimes accompanied by simple penwork designs. Headings, in red, throughout. Some paragraph marks, in red or blue, and strokes on 1-line initials, in red. F. 1r rubbed, with loss of text. Binding: Fourteenth century. Original sewing, wound and catching up the previous threads on three slit, tawed straps laced into edged tunnels in square-edged beech boards and laid in channels on the outer face. Pegged. A thread, tied at one kettle-stitch, runs along the spine, underneath the sewing supports, and is tied to the other kettle-stitch of the second quire. Covered in tawed skin, now a dirty cream color, with corner turn-in tongues. White, tawed straps attached to the upper board with nails and traces of pins on the lower. Traces of five bosses on each board and of a chain near the tail of the upper one. On the inside (only) of this board, at the center near the head and tail are unaccounted for rusty holes. Remains of a small paper label near the head of the lower board. The spine covering and sewing supports are broken and the bosses, fastenings, and chains wanting.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Other Associate: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D.
Author: Albertano da Brescia 13th cent.
Other Associate: Boethius d. 524.
Title: De amore et dilectione Dei, etc.
Subjects: Albertano, da Brescia, 13th cent.; Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern); Consolation--Early works to 1800.; Ethics--Early works to 1800.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Theology, Doctrinal--Early works to 1800.;
Language(s): Latin