Vita et moribus philosophorum

Record ID: 
76808
Accession number: 
MS B.23
Title: 
Vita et moribus philosophorum
Created: 
Southern Germany, between 1437 and 1457.
Binding: 
Stained blue leather with staple for chain on bottom board.
Credit: 
Bequest of Curt F. Bühler; 1985.
Description: 
257 leaves (1 column, 34 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 215 x 144 mm
Provenance: 
"Bibliotheca Vienn[ensis' Scholaru[m] Piarum"; Jo. Ern. de Jamagne, Protonot. Apost. of Waidhofen a.d. Thaya, Austria; purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Mar. 1957 from William Dawson and Sons, London (cat. 92, no. 140).
Notes: 

Ms. devotional miscellany; written and decorated in southern Germany between 1437 and 1457.
Scribe: scribes who name themselves in the text are Walramus and Jo. Bermitter of Esslingen.
Texts: Walter Burley, De vita et moribus philosophorum, dated Apr. 15, 1457 (fol. 1-70); Aedigus Columna (Giles of Rome), Extractus secundum alphabetum de libro de regimine principum (fol. 70v-144); Johannes Patriarcha Antiacenus, Quod concilium generale (Basiliense) sit supra Papam (fol. 145-162); Johannes Gerson, Tractatus de parvulis ad Christum trahendis (fol. 162v-176v); Johannes Gerson, Tractatus de duplici statu in Dei ecclesia, dated June 12, 1437 in Basel by Walramus, a "plebanus" of Baden (fol. 176v-180); Richardus de S. Victore, Tractatus de potestate ligandi et solvendi (fol. 180v-193v); Libellus de doctrina virtutum et fuga viciorum docens per quatuor (fol. 194-202v); Bartolus de Saxoferrato, Tractatus de insigniis et armis, dated Feb. 2, 1457 by Jo. Bermitter of Esslingen (fol. 205-212); Aegidius Columna, Tractatus de archa Noe (fol. 212-214v); De horis canonicis (fol. 214v-222v); Arnaldus de Villanova, Regimen sanitatis (fol. 229-254); Utrum Christianis liceat occidere Turcos (?) (fol. 255-256v); Crux imprimitus regulariter in quatuor locis (fol. 257); De relaxione peccatorum per peregrinationem (fol. 257v).
Decoration: 2 filigree initials.

Script: 
Gothic cursive
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
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