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AUGUSTINUS. CASSIODORUS

MRJ number: 
253
College classmark: 
N.20

Vellum, 9.875 x 6.875, ff. 117, double columns of 27 lines and single of 31.  12th – 13th cent., in two good hands.

Bookplate of Sir S. Prime at end.                                                       2 fo. te crediderint.

Collation :  18 – 38 (wants 1, 2) 48 56 68 – 98 106 | 118 – 158 164 (wants 4).

The first page rather defaced.

Contents:

   I.    1.    Extract from the Retractations            .               .               .               .         f.    1

Aurelii Augustini de anima et eius origine liber inc. ad Renatum.

Sinceritatem tuam (XLIV 475).

Ends imperfectly f. 16.

     2.    Item ad Petrum presbiterum                .               .               .               .               17

Begins imperfectly: salutem.  Peruenerunt.

Ends: epistola ista uel fecerit.  Expl. lib. ad. petr. presb.

     3.    Inc.  ad Uincentium uictorem liber primus        .               .               .               30b

Quod michi ad te scribendum (XLIV 509).

Rough initial in gold.

Ends: remotis plausibus alienis.  Expl. lib. II ad Vinc. Uict.

    de anima et eius origine.

     4.    Extract from Retractations  .               .               .               .               .               63

Aur. Augustini de fide et simbolo liber inc.     .               .               .               63b

Quoniam scriptum est (XL 181).

Ends f. 74a: quod credunt intelligant.  Aur.  Aug. ipponensis

    ep. de fide et simbolo lib. expl.

Half of f. 74 (blank) is cut off.  74b blank.

   II.         Cassiodorus (Haymo) super Cantica Canticorum (no title)           .               75

Osculetur me, etc.  Desiderantis uox est sinagoge (CXVII 295).

The text is in red.  Flourishes and heads are rudely drawn on

    some margins, e.g. f. 109.

Ends f. 117a: Christi bonus odor sumus in omni loco.

117b blank.

Supplementary information 

Negative microfilm in St John's College Library.

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