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AUGUSTINI QUAEDAM

MRJ number: 
10
College classmark: 
A.10

    Vellum, 13.1 x 9, ff. 307 + 1, double columns of 50 lines.  14th cent., in a fine round hand influenced by Italian script, but English.  2 fo. qui enim.

     Donor, T. C. S.

     From St Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury.  The mark has gone,  but the first words of f. 2 correspond with those in the catalogue (Ancient Libraries, p. 517).

    On flyleaf: W. Crashawe 1610.   54s.

    In cover: M. Charles ffotherbey Archdeacon (xvi) and Bo merry man.

    Collation:  1 flyleaf, 112 212 (wants 6, 7) 312 - 2612 (wants 10 - 12).

   

    Contents:

 

            1.   Augustinus de trinitate, libri xv (P.L. XLII 819)            .               .               .               f.   1

                 Domino beatissimo.

                 A good border on three sides of f. 1.  Initial with gold ground,

                     of Christ seated blessing with orb.  English work.

                 Text.   Lecturus que de trinitate        .               .               .               .               .               .               1 b                 

                 Good decorative initials to this and to each of the following

                 books.

                 The last leaf of lib.II and first of lib.III are wanting.

                 Ends f..97b :  et tu ignosce et tui.

            2.   Inc. liber Aur. Augustini super genesim (XXXIV 245)                              97 b

                 Omnis diuina scriptura.

                 A good initial to each book.

                 Ends f. 184b :  isto tandem fine concludimus

            3.   Aur. Augustini unde malum (XXXII 1221)      .            .          .         185                   

                 Adeodatus.  Dic michi quero

                           -libentissime adiungo.

                 Lib. II. de libero arbitrio   .          .          .          .          .          .             191 b

                 Iam si fieri potest explica.

                 Lib. III      .          .         .             .          .          .           .          .             202

                 Quoniam satis michi manifestum

                          -aliquando compellit.  Aur. Aug. de libr. arb. uoluntatis

                 Expl. lib. tercius.

            4.  Inc. prologus libri de doctrina christiana (XXXIV 15)    .            .        215 b

                 Extract from Retractations.

                 Sunt precepta quedam      .          .            .          .          .           .           215 b

                 Text.   Due sunt res   .       .          .            .          .          .           .          216 b

                   -quantulacunque potui facultate deserui.

            5.   Augustinus de lxxxiii quaestionibus (XL II)   .        .       .        .           251 b     

                 Utrum anima a se ipsa sit.

                 The initial is given as H by mistake.

                       -si  fideles ambo essent.

            6.   Augustini Retractationes (libri II, XXXII 583)  .          .          .        .    282  

                 Prol.  Jam dudum facere cogito

                 Capitula.  Text.  Cum ergo reliquissem

                 Lib. II, f. 298 b.

                 Ends f.303 a:  retractare cepisse. Expl. lib. secundus Aur.

                    Aug. retractationum et cetera.

                 on verso, xvi:

                                         By me Peter Ramsden.

                                         By me William Heley.

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