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Honorius Augustodunensis, etc. IE TCD MS 667

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  • between approximately 1450-1499
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  • [1] IE TCD MS 667, Honorius Augustodunensis, etc. For a full description please see the PDF attached below. Pages 1-32: (1) Honorius Augustodunensis, Elucidarium. Pages 32-36: (2) About the afterlife: Commemoracio defunctorum sic incepit. Petrus Damiani narrat quod sanctus Condolo comperens (!) apud Vultanum Cilicie quod crebros ululatus et uoces demonum audiebat - quanta gloria est in dei facie, ubi anime sancte gaudent sine fine. Amen. Discusses the origin of the ecclesiastical commemoration of the dead (on p.32). Cites Augustine, Jerome, Gregory, Peter of Cluny, Peter Damian. Includes these exempla (other than several assigned to Gregory): St Theobald liberates by masses a soul caught in ice; dead student in cape of parchment, which inflames him, appears to Patrick; dead rise in protest against bishop after he removed a priest who frequently said office of the dead; wife helps dead husband with candle and bread (on p.34); three men, who failed to use wealth entrusted to them by a friend for the benefit of his soul after death, are punished (on p.34); soldier killed by demons after he kept a horse which he was to sell for the welfare of a companion's soul (on p.34); Jesus appears to woman and after he bids her remove and return his heart, she confesses a secret sin; sinful mother dies unconfessed and later appears to daughter who has helped the mother by undergoing penance for her (on p.35); son liberated from purgatory through masses said by a Franciscan lector appears to his mother (on p.35); son's tears drench the hot coals by which his mother is being tortured in purgatory. Refers (on p.33) to St Patrick's Purgatory: Beatus Patricius obtinuit purgaciones multorum in quodam loco qui dicitur purgatorium Patricii. Pages 36-39: (3)-(11) Short pieces: Page 36. (3) Laus Psalterii. Page 37. (4) About leap year and vigil of St Matthew: Locus bisexti. ffestum beati Mathie apostoli uigilia eatenus precedat. (5) About the functions of a church bell: Natura campane. Deum colo uerum, plebem uoco, colligo clerum, defunctos ploro, pestem repello, cunctorum terror sum demoniorum. Perhaps (5), except the title, was inscribed on a bell. (6) About the evil eye, as comment on Galat. 3.1: Ad Galathas 3o textus biblie. O incensati (!) Galathe (Gal. 3.1). Fastinacio (!) est quedam corrupcio oculorum que infantibus nocet quia tanta malicia est in corde hominis ut radius oculorum inde exiens bonum quod in alio uidet inficit ita quod creatura uirtutem et pulcritudinem dimittit. Oculus fastinantis (!) camelam in foueam proicit etc. (7) About the term of Lent and the immunity of a church for forty paces outside: Ad inueniendum terminum xle. Computa duo dies. Page 38. (8) About pollution of a church: Iu. querit quando est ecclesia polluta sanguine uel semine. Sanguinis effusione puta humani ut per uiolenciam. (9) Exemplum about a cleric whose parchment record of sins was wiped clean. Page 39. (10) Exemplum about king's brother who could not understand king's sadness. (11) Exemplum about a monk who confessed, and thereupon the devil's record of the monk's sins became blank. Pages 36-38, 40-41: (12)-(32) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. Pages 36-41: (33) Commonplaces, some assigned (Augustine on pp. 36, 37, 38, 40, 41; Bernard on p.38; Chrysostom on p.37; Gregory on p.38; Bede on p.39). (33) includes: Queritur quare quattuor euangeliste diuersimodo describuntur. Ideo quia Lucas predicauit labores (on p.36); Quot sunt gradus sapiencie? VII. Interrogare humiliter, audire diligenter, credere fideliter, operari uiriliter, se parare fortiter, intelligere sapienter, diligere ardenter (on p.37); Quot sunt sapientie? V. Sedulitas legendi, memoria retinendi, contempcio diuiciarum, timor et honor magistri, frequens interrogacio uocabulorum (on p.37); Nouem sunt merita uisionis corporis Christi secundum beatum Augustinum in libro de ciuitate dei. Primo necessaria conceduntur (on p.37); Quater dicitur dies. Dies serimonialis (!), dies iudicii, dies ieiunii, dies treuge - Dies treuge ab ortu solis usque ad ortum solis (on p.37); Dyabolus habet tria arma bellandi scilicet lanceam acutam gladium et arcum. Arcus est oculi uel femine, lancea est loquela inter eas, gladius est tractus ad inuicem (on p.38); Qui uult scire quid membra ecclesie significant hic potest scire et audire. Ecclesia enim est congregacio fidelium. Ostium ecclesie fidem catholicam significat (on p.38); De exitu anime a corpore loquitur Augustinus. Prima die uadit ad locum ubi Christus passus fuit (on p.40); Conuertimini ad me (Is. 45.22)... Nota quod in scriptura sacra dominus precipit peccatorem conuerti intra se (on p.40); Petite et accipietis (Io. 16.24). Querite dominum dum inueniri potest (on p.40); Quatuor sunt cause declinandi ad crucem. Prima causa est quia qui in uno die septem cruces adiit, vii porte celorum aperiuntur ei (on p.41); Quero quales debeant esse communicantes. Ostenditur in uestibus sacerdotalibus. Requiruntur enim ista vi scilicet iudicium discrecionis... (on p.41); Corpus Christi sumitur uelatum a circumtibus (!) multimoda ratione. Primo propter meritum (on p.41); Tres sunt cause quare laycis non datur istud sacramentum sub duplici specie. Prima est quia possent credere quod totus Christus non esset sub utraque specie (on p.41); Officium misse moraliter est ita. Introitus significat inchoacionem boni (on p.41); Nota quod prerogatiuas plurimas habet missa quia ibi audiuntur tria nobiliora ydiomata scilicet Ebraycum ut ibi sabaoth et osanna, item Grecum ut scilicet in kyriel, item Latinum ut in aliis que sunt ibi etc. (on p.41); Nota quod nobilitas parentum non prodest malis filiis nec ignobilitas parentum obest bonis filiis nec aliquis debet erubescere de ignobilitate sine uiciis parentum suorum dum tamen ipse sit uirtuosus (on p.41). Pages 42-54: (34) Historia Septem Sapientum. Hic incipiunt quindecim fabule filii imperatoris. Rome erat quidam imperator cui nomen erat Dioclicianus, qui uxorem ducens unicum filium ex ea procreauit - penam si quam meruit recepit. Expliciunt fabule filii imperatoris. Scripta per Donaldum Omlechlaynd etc. The work may be divided as follows: Pages 42-43. (a) Introduction: Rome erat quidam imperator - illa ait Libenter tibi intimabo. Pages 43-44. (b) Arbor motif: Fabula imperatricis. In ciuitate ista erat quid(am) burgencis (!) qui habuit in uirgulto. Page 44. (c) Canis motif: Fabula sapientis. In ciuitate ista quondam accidit quod milites irent hastiludium. Pages 44-45. (d) Aper motif: Fabula imperatricis. Olim in terra ista erat quedam foresta fructu et arboribus fertilis Page 45. (e) Medicus motif: Fabula sapientis. Domine, ait magister ad eum, Ecce eueniet tibi sicut Ypocrati de nepote. Pages 45-46. (f) Gaza motif: Fabula imperatricis. Quondam erat quidam imperator Octauianus nomine, qui tantam pecuniam collegit. Pages 46-47. (g) Puteus motif: Fabula sapientis. Quidam, inquit, nobilis erat in ciuitate ista qui non habuit uxorem nec liberos. Page 47. (h) Senescalus motif: Fabula imperatricis. Quidam rex, inquit, in Appulia qui fuit sodomita. Pages 47-48. (i) Tentamina motif: Fabula sapientis. Quidam senex sapiens erat quondam in ciuitate ista qui autem cum duas uxores habuisset. Pages 48-49. (j) Virgilius motif: Fabula imperatricis. Quidam clericus erat quondam in ciuitate ista nomine Virgilius ualde sapiens in vii artibus. Page 49. (k) Avis motif: Fabula sapientis. Quidam burgencis (!) erat in ciuitate ista et habebat picam. Pages 49-50. (l) Sapientes motif: Fabula imperatricis. In ciuitate ista erat quondam consuetudo ut quicumque sompniaret sompnium. Page 50. (m) Vidua motif: Fabula sapientis. Quidam comes de terra laboris uxorem habuit quam nimis diligebat. Pages 50-51. (n) Roma motif: Fabula imperatricis. Roma, inquit, quondam erat expugnata a vii paganis regibus. Pages 51-53. (o) Inclusa motif: Fabula sapientis. In regione Ymbergier erat quidam miles strenuus et commendatus in armis qui quadam nocte sompniabat. Pages 53-54. (p) Vaticinium motif: Fabula pueri. Erat olim quidam miles nobilis potens qui habuit filium prudentem, xii annos etatis habentem. Pages 54-56, 58: (35) Commonplaces, some assigned (Ambrose on p.56; Augustine on pp.54, 55, 56; Bernard on p.56, Chrysostom on p.56; Cicero on p.56, Gregory on p.56). (35) includes: Quid est ebrietas? Est intencio malorum, aufert memoriam, dissipat sensum (on p.54); Hec sunt ante missam a quolibet sacerdote curanda. Intencionis discussio (on p.55); Nota quod ordo diligendorum ponitur in enumeratione quatuor quia primo debemus diligere quod est supra Nota quod 8 sunt genera mendaciorum, que notanda sunt ut appareat quod sit ueniale (on p.55); Panis sumitur viii modis. Panis corporalis(on p.56); Quatuor sunt domus hominis. Prima in utero (on p.56); Queritur numquid laycus potest absoluere in articulo mortis. Dicatis sic. Aut absoluere ultro (on p.58). Pages 55-57, 59: (36)-(50) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. Pages 57-59: (51)-(54) Short pieces. Pages 60-63: (55) Ars Compoti: Principium artis compoti est aureus numerus. Et est aureus numerus in kalendario primus - aduentum domini prima colit feria. Explicit ars compoti. Includes calendar verses. [2] Pages 63-65: (56)-(66) Short pieces; Commonplaces, some assigned (the Digest on p.63; Augustine, Bernard, Gregory, Jerome on p.64). (66) includes: Queritur quare dominica oracio sub silencio dicatur. Respondeo hiis de causis. Prima est ut impleatur quod dicitur Intra cubiculum tuum (on p.64); Queritur an in alia uita homines fuerint immortales. Respondeo audacter quod mortales potestate (on p.64). Page 66: (67) Brief chronicle of Irish history. partly in Latin and partly in Irish: Cronyc. Anno ab incarnacione mundi (!) vi ma (!) dccti xvi. Anno domini mo cccco lvto. Mo xvio Brien Boromha rex Hybernie occisus est. Mo xliiiio Donatus McBrien. Mo xxiiiio Maelechlaind mor McDobhnall rex Hybernie quieuit. Mo cxvo In sneachta scuobach. Mo cxlio Aduentus monachorum in Hybernia. Mo cxxxixo Defectus salis. Mo clxxiio Thomas Cantabrien (!) occisus est et ingressus Anglicorum in Hibernia. Mo clxxiiiio Anglici optinuerunt ciuitatem Limeren primo. Mo cco xxvo Beatus Franciscus obiit. Mo ccxliio Donatus carbreach Obriein. Mo cccxviio Samhra nasbaganach (!). Mo cccco xxo Samhra the. Mo cccco xxxvo Gelu maximum. Mo ccxxiiio Cathal crobhdearg Oconchuar rex Connassie quieuit. About Mxvi, the death of Brian Boru. Pages 66-67: (68)-(71) Short pieces. Pages 66-67: (72)-(78) Short pieces of verse. Pages 66-67. (79) Commonplaces (two assigned to Albert of Padua on 67). (79) includes verses (on 67): Iob Paulus paral. cecus punitur Herodes - reddit manifestat et addit. Pages 68-71: (80) De Inuentione Sanctae Crucis. Pages 70, 73, 75-76: (81)-(103) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. Pages 72-76: (104) Commonplaces, some assigned (Augustinus in epistola on p.72, Augustinus in omelia de bonitate anime on p.74, Bernardus in epistola on 72, Chrysostomus super Matheum on 72, Gregorius in Moral on p.72, Seneca on p.74, Willelmus on p.73). (104) includes: Nomen Muse. Requiruntur ad formacionem perfecte uocis scilicet duo labia, quatuor dentes anteriores, plectrum lingue, concauitas pulmonum et arcerie (!) (on p.75); Quandocumque duo nomina distributiua ponuntur respectu unius et eiusdem extremi (on p.75); Diciones quandoque fluunt, quandoque arescunt prout usus approbat et recusat (on p.76); Sicut longa sententia fastidium suscitat in materia facili, sic breuitas sermonis molestiam efficit in materia difficili (on p.76). Pages 73, 75-76: (105)-(109) Short pieces. Pages 76-78: (110) Visio S. Pauli. Pages 77, 79-81, 84: (111)-(121) Short pieces of verse. Pages 78-84: (122) Commonplaces, some assigned (Augustine on pp.78, 81; Philosophus i.e. Aristotle; on p.79). (122) includes: Iste ego est calamitosus ego quia egones non sunt agami (on p.80); Potencia ad patrem, sapiencia ad filium, caritas ad spiritum sanctum pertinet (on p.81); Nota quod tria sunt genera hominum scilicet caninum asininum columbinum. Caninum est quia sicut canis intrat in curiam regis Asinum (!) genus est quia sicut asinus curiam principis (a word like 'intrans' is omitted)... (on p.81); De penis inferni. ffrigus flamma fames sitis error inercia fetor - quas debet quisque cauere (cf. H. Walther, 'Lateinische Sprichw�orter und Sentenzen des Mittelalters', no. 10001) Tolluntur impii in medio ne uideant gloriam (on pp.82-83); (about Jesus) Pollex quia pollet spiritu sancto. Index quia indicauit se apostolis - Auricularis quia per aurem uirginis intrauit in mundum (on p.83); Nichil aliud est mulier nisi amicicie inimica, ineffugabilis pena, naturalis temptacio, domesticum periculum, delectabile detrimentum, insidiosa familiaritas, palliata simplicitas, affectabile prodigium, uenale comercium, intollerabilis superbia, ineuitabilis fallacia (on p.83); Nota quod opera bona et uiua que facta fuerunt in caritate mortificantur per subsequens mortale peccatum (on p.83); Nota quod iste fuerunt tres claui quibus fixus fuit Christus in cruce. Primus clauus fuit obediencia (on p.84); Nota quod xii sunt abusiones in hoc seculo. Prima sapiens sine operibus bonis (on p.84). Pages 78-84: (123)-(128) Short pieces. Pages 85-100: (129) Fierabras romance, in Latin. Ends imperf.: Assit in principio sancta Maria meo. Hic incipiunt gesta Karoli Magni etc. Sicut apud sanctum Dyonisium inter cetera gesta in scriptis reperitur post obdormicionem in domino bone memorie uenerabilis Helene matris Constantini imperatoris - cum tanto impetu procedere direxit se ad eum, ad quem paganus sagittam unam proiciens Guidonis equm (!) interfecit qui impetib. Pages 101, 102, 104-106: (130) Commonplaces. (130) includes: Fides dicitur habere professionem catholicam. Et notandum quod catholica professio Christiana continet xii articulos fidei qui in simbolo apostolico continentur Sunt autem xii articuli fidei quia xii sunt apostoli Petrus autem dixit Credo in dominum patrem etc. - omnia adicientur uobis (on 101-102); Intellectus in fronte, memoria in cerebro, auaricia in iacore (!), ira in felle, leticia in splene, cogitacio in rene, sanguis in corde, anima in sanguine, spiritus in anima, mens in spiritu, cor in mente, fides in corde, deus in fide (cf. British Library Royal 8.C.iv and Munich lat. 27417; on p.104); Corpus Ade fecit dominus de octo partibus et ipsum bene fecit. Prima pars de limo (on p.104; see about TCD MS 218 (49)); Nota ix uirtutes quas dominus noster Ihesus Christus cuidam sancto uiro uolenti deuote facere quod deo placeret ac deseruiret insuper et super omnia diligeret reuelauit dicens Prima uirtus da pauperibus in uita tua (on pp.104-105); Nam sicut medicina bene temperata repellit omnes morbos et omnes nociuos humores, sic timor dei (on p.105); Sciendum est quod sacerdos debet habere aliquem breuem sermonem tanquam homini uenienti ad confessionem (on pp.105-106); fforma confessionis. Confiteor deo omnipotenti usque ibi Mea culpa - Ideo dico culpam meam deo et uobis etc. (on p.106). Pages 102-104: (131)(132) Short pieces. Pages 104-106: (133)-(146) Short pieces of verse. Pages 107-130: (147) Ps. Turpinus, Historia Karoli Magni Et Rotholandi. Incipit epistola Turpini archiepiscopi ad Leoprandum de famotissimo (!) rege Karolo Magno quomodo terram Hyspanie a potestate Saracenorum liberauit. Turpinus dei gracia archiepiscopus Remensis ac sedulus Karoli Magni imperatoris consocius Quoniam nuper michi - ualeas et deo placeas. Amen. List of contents. 107 Hic incipit hystoria. 107-130 Gloriosissimus namque Christi apostolus Iacobus - sua predicacione ad dominum conuertit. Expliciunt gesta Karoli in Hyspania. Pages 130-131. (148) Sermon: Sermo de corpore Christi. Et panis quem ego dabo uobis (Io. 6.52). Hic agit de pane quod non est sacramentum et circa hoc tanguntur 4or, et primum est quod non est ibi sacramentum - Qui manducat hunc panem scilicet digne uiuet in eternum etc. Pages 131-132: (149)-(162) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. Pages 131-132: (163) Commonplaces. (163) includes: Nota quod septies Christus loqutus (!) fuit in cruce, primo postquam positus fuit in cruce usque ad horam nonam (on p.131); Tres sunt et non tria sunt, non sunt illud sed illa sunt (on p.131); Ignorato uocabulo impossibile est accipere disciplinam (on p.131); Triplex est causa quare Maria habuit uirum. Prima ut ne grauida infamaretur (on p.132); Laurencius archiepiscopus constituit ut missarum accionem sacerdos incipiens, populus decantet ympnum Sanctus sanctus sanctus dominus deus sabaoth (on p.132). Pages 133-138: (164) Iohannes Gobii iunior, De Spiritu Guidonis. Hic incipit uita Gydonis. Dominus noster Ihesus Christus, uolens fidem suam uite future certitudinem inter Christianos ostendere et eciam firmiter credere, accidit quod anno sue incarnacionis mo ccc mo xxiiiio ad maiorem certitudinem - mirabile dignatus est ostendere. 133-138 Contigit quod in ciuitate Alesti - non apparebo, eciam disparuit. ffinit uita Gidonis. Et qui legerit uel audierit legi, oret pro anima scriptoris. Pages 139-142: (165)-(182a) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. Pages 139-142: (183) Commonplaces, some assigned (Ambrose on pp.139, 140; Augustinus de Christiana fide on p.139; Augustine on pp.139-141; Bernard on pp.139, 140; Gregory on pp.139-141; Hugutio on p.140; Isidore on pp.140-141; Iacobus de Losanna on pp.140-141; Jerome on p.140; Theophilus in breuiloquio diuersarum artium on 139). Pages 143-144: (184) Apocryphal account of death of Blessed Virgin Mary: De morte Marie. Post passionem domini anno xvio uenit dominus ad Mariam habens uirgam palme in manu sua et dixit ad eam Surge - Et saluator in celum reuersus est et unus quisque eorum cum gaudio magno ad locum ubi predicabat, laudantes et benedicentes deum et beatam Mariam uirginem. Ad quod gaudium nos perducat qui sine fine uiuit et regnat deus per omnia secula seculorum. Amen. Pages 144-147, 149, 151-153, 155, 158, 160-164: (185)-(255) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter, including (208) the prose introduction to Catos Disticha. Pages 144-164: (256) Commonplaces, some assigned. Pages 146, 155-164: (257)-(261) Short pieces. Pages 165-181: Texts written in Irish in the 15th century. These texts are noticed in T.K. Abbott and E.J. Gwynn, 'Catalogue of the Irish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin', (Dublin, 1921), 323-325, as TCD MS 1699. Pages 181-183: (262) Commonplaces, two assigned (Edmundus de Pontinico (!) in tractatu qui uocatur speculum ecclesie on 181; Gregory on 182). (262) includes: Nota quod habentes turpia nomina quando confirmantur mutant ea. Valde turpe nomen in hoc seculo est nomen pauperis (on p.181); Quero quid significant diuerse staciones sacerdotis ad altare. Dic quod prima stacio sacerdotis ad dexteram partem altaris significat rectitudinem Ade (on p.181); Nota quod nullus est recipiendus ad eukaristiam nisi catholicus (on p.182). Pages 182-183: (263) (264) Short pieces of verse. Pages 182-183: (265)-(266) Short pieces. [3] Pages 183-184: (267) Eight brief articles on the eight conquests of Ireland; for the first seven articles cf. Giraldus Cambrensis, Topographia Hibernica 3.1-7 and 37-43 (ed. J.F. Dimock, Giraldus Cambrensis Opera 5, Rolls Series, (London, 1867), 139-147, 182-187): Primus conquestus Hybernie iuxta antiquissimas historias (first heading). Sesara neptis Noe, audiens diluuium in proximo futurum, ad remotissimas occidentes insulas quas nondum quisquam habitauerat cum suis complicibus fugam nauigio destinauerat - Henricus secundus rex Anglie de dono domini pape Adriani et de confirmacione domini Alexandri pape tercii Hyberniam intrauit et optinuit et usque ad tempora moderna occupat etc. The wording of Giraldus often closely corresponds to that in the first seven articles. The eighth article, on the conquest by Henry ii, may have been based on Giraldus Cambrensis, Expugnatio Hibernica 2.5 (ed. Dimock t.c. 315-319). A title declares before each article the numerical succession of the conquest. Pages 184-190: (268)-(271) Short pieces. Pages 186-188: (272)-(275) Short pieces of verse. Pages 190-193: (276) Table identifies lessons from the Bible to be read throughout the year and indicates when these passages are to be read: Capitulaciones omnium euangeliorum et epistolarum tam in dominicis quam in feriis per annum. Dominica prima aduentus domini. Epistola (ad not here in the MS) Romanos xiiio a Scientes quia hora (Rom. 13.11) - In die S. Siluestri. Ep. Ecc. xliiiio Ecce sacer(dos). Euan. Mt. xxvo Homo quidam peregre (Mat. 25.14). Pages 193-199: (277) Commonplaces, some assigned (Albert of Padua on 199; Ambrose on 195, 198, 199; Augustine on 194-198; Chrysostom on 193; Gregory on 195, 196; Leos sermons on 194, 196). (277) includes: Signa dilecionis (!) sunt quia amicus amicum libenter audit (on 194). Pages 197-199: (278)-(280) Short pieces. Pages 199-214: (281)-(325) Series of exempla, chiefly about Blessed Virgin Mary. Pages 214-216: (326) Account of St Patrick and largely about St Patrick's Purgatory: De sancto Patricio. Patricius, dum Scotorum regi de Christi passione predicaret, stans ante eum - layci illius nequaquam ultimitatem posuerunt (!) pertingere. Page 216: (327) De Missa: De missa. Quare principium et finis misse celebratur in dextera parte altaris sed euangelium et medium in sinistra? Racio est quia dextera pars altaris significat Iudeos et ab eis incepit fides - Sinistra uero pars altaris significat gentiles, ad quos processit fides a Iudeis. Pages 217-220: (328) Martinus Bracarensis, Formula Vitae Honestae. Without prologue: Incipit liber uirtutum Senece de 4or uirtutibus cardinalibus. Quatuor uirtutum species multorum sapientum sentenciis diffinite sunt, quibus animus humanus componi ad honestatem uite possit - deuitet insaniam aut deficientem puniat ignauiam. Vite racio nobilitas morum. Partes eius sunt prudencia iusticia fortitudo temperancia. Prudencia est rerum bonarum nobis temperancia suffragatur. Pages 220-222: (329) Sententiae Patrum Aegyptiorum, tr. Martinus Bracarensis. Page 222: (330)-(333) Series of exempla about Blessed Virgin Mary. Pages 222-223: (334) (335) Short pieces of verse. Pages 223-224: (336) Commonplaces, some assigned (Augustine's homilies, Ambrose's homilies, Gregory's homilies). Pages 225-231: (337) Ogerius Locediensis, Planctus Beatae Virginis Mariae. Pages 232-250: (338) Ps. Bernardus, Meditationes. Pages 231-232, 251-254: (339)-(353) Short pieces. Pages 250, 252, 254: (354)-(356) Short pieces of verse and (other) proverbial matter. [4] Layout: 2 columns. 49/50 lines (generally on 1-222) and 39 lines (on 165-188, 223-250). Script: Several hands, writing semicurrent, or current which shows mixture of anglicana and secretary forms. Corrections and Additions: 15th-century corrections, 15th- and 16th-century notes. Collation analysis: i8 ii10 iii6 (lacks 6) iv8 (lacks 6-8) v14 vi8 vii10 viii-ix6 x12 (lacks 3, 11) xi12 xii8 (lacks 3, 7) xiii8 xiv4 (lacks 2) xv14 xvi2. Catchwords (on 16, 120). Decoration: Initials red and/or blue, capitals marked with red.
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  • Latin text, with some text in Irish.
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  • For IE TCD MS 667 see T.K. Abbott and E.J. Gwynn, 'Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College Dublin', (Dublin and London, 1921), 323-325; M. Esposito in 'Hermathena' no. 42 (1920) 133-134 and in 'Romania' 62 (1936) 534-541; R. Flower o.c. 282-294 passim and 'Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the British Museum' 2, (London, 1926), 527; P. Grosjean in 'Analecta Bollandiana' 46 (1928) 106-107; M.I. O'Sullivan, 'Firumbas and Otuel and Roland', (London, 1935), xxi n.5; Bouveret Benedictines, 'Colophons de manuscrits occidentaux des origines au xvie siecle', Spicilegii Friburgensis Subsidia 1, (Freiburg, Switzerland, 1965), 434, no. 3494; L. Shields, 'French Texts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin', 'Hermathena' no. 121, (1976), 90-99, 91; 'Esposito' (1988) VIII 163 n.l30, 178; U. Ernst and D. Gottschall, Neu aufgefundene Handschriften des Elucidarium von Honorius Augustodunensis, in Scriptorium 43 (1989) 301; C. de Hamel, review of M.L. Colker, 'Trinity College Library Dublin, Descriptive Catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts' [see Colker above], in The Book Collector 42 (1993), 292; M.D. Reeve, review of M.L. Colker, Trinity College Library Dublin, Descriptive Catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts, in The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 45 (1994) 688, 691; S. Shepherd in 'Medium Aevum' 65 (1996) 23-25, 33 n.40; O'Sullivan (2000) 112; A.J. Fletcher in 'Irish Preaching' (2001) 58, 63, 70 with n.37, p. 73, p. 77 with nn.69-71, pp. 89-90, p. 90 with nn.48-50, p. 91 with nn.51-53.
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  • According to Robin Flower, in Proceedings of the British Academy 13 (1927) 282, the codex was written in a Franciscan house of County Clare. Page 37 has note about bewitching: 'Quedam in terra Aphrica hominum familie sunt uoce atque lingua effascinantes, que si impensius forte laudauerint pulcras arbores, segetes letiores, infantes amaeniores, egregios equos, pecudes pastu atque cultu opimas, emoriantur repente secundum Calepinum' (see A. Calepinus, 'Dictionarium Decem Linguarum', (Lyons, 1586), 350, s.v. effascino; 16/17th-century Irish hand). Ambrosius Calepinus was an Italian lexicographer, 1435-1511). 65 has' [Sron hongens?]' (17th century). 143 has in Irish: 'ughacht muire annso' (15th century, translation: This is the testament of Mary). The inscription relates to the content of the codex at (184). 248 has 'let im rede this my badde writing' (16/17th century). 253 has 'Dillon / Rob: / Vsher / Io:' (17th century, some writing by this hand also occurs on 200).
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  • This digitisation work was made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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  • ink
  • colored ink
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  • parchment (animal material)
  • leather
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  • b203320037

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