Miscellany

Record ID: 
76965
Accession number: 
MS G.33
Title: 
Miscellany
Created: 
Northern France, early 9th century
Binding: 
Full dark green morocco by Macdonald.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
140 leaves (2 columns, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 285 x 215 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased in May 1955 from Arthur Rau, Paris, for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in northern France, early 9th century.
Collection of letters, tracts, etc. by Fulgentius, Athanasius, Vigilius Tapensis, Augustine, and others in defense of the faith, and in particular the dogma of the Trinity.
Texts: anathema against those who plunder Church goods (fol. 1); Epistola Ferrandi Deaconi ad Fulgentium de quinque questionibus (fol. 1v); Liber Fulgentii de quinque questionibus (fol. 2v-35v); Epistola Victoris ad Fulgentium (fol. 36); Vigilius Tapensis, Liber de Trinitate (beginning of book V) (fol. 37); Athanasius, Expositio fidei (fol. 53); Athanasius, Liber de Trinitate et Spiritu Sancto (fol. 54); 74v: Vigilius Tapensis, Altercatio contra Arianos (fol. 74); Epistola Potami ad Athanasium ab Arianos (fol. 128); Epsitola Athanasii ad Luciferum (fol. 129); unidentified text (fol. 134-139); Sermo beati Augustini in elevatione Iohannis (fol. 139v).
Decoration: 4 initials with interlace, leaf, and fish decoration.

Script: 
Caroline minuscule with uncial incipits, explicits, and legends
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
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