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Dares Phrygius, De excidio Troiae historia etc. IE TCD MS 514: part 5, folios 117r-182v. St Isidore of Seville, Synonyma; Ambrosius Autpertus, Libellus de conflictu vitorum atque virtutum; Flores Augustini; Walter Map, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem; Thomas de Frakaham, Speculum spiritualis amicitiae Public Deposited

Dares Phrygius, De excidio Troiae historia etc. IE TCD MS 514: part 5, folios 117r-182v. St Isidore of Seville, Synonyma; Ambrosius Autpertus, Libellus de conflictu vitorum atque virtutum; Flores Augustini; Walter Map, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem; Thomas de Frakaham, Speculum spiritualis amicitiae

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  • Speculum spiritualis amicitiae
  • Flores Augustini
  • Walter Map, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem
  • St Isidore of Seville, Synonyma
  • Ambrosius Autpertus, Libellus de conflictu vitorum atque virtutum
  • Thomas de Frakaham, Speculum spiritualis amicitiae
  • Synonyma
  • Libellus de conflictu vitorum atque virtutum
  • Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem
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  • IE TCD MS 514, folios 117r-182v
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
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  • between approximately 1300-1330
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  • IE TCD MS 514, Dares Phrygius, De excidio Troiae historia etc. Part 5. Folios 117r-137v: St Isidore of Seville, Synonyma (‘Synonyms’), a grammatical study aid in the form of a dialogue between Man and Reason ('Patrologia Latina' 83:827-868). Incipit sinonima Ysidori Yspaniensis archiepiscopi. Uenit nuper ad manus meas quedam scedula - supra uitam meam places. Explicit liber secundus soliloquiorum sancti Ysidori episcopi. Deo gracias. --Folios 138r-146r: Ambrosius Autpertus, Libellus de conflictu vitorum atque virtutum, a treatise on the battle between virtues and vices (R. Weber (ed.), 'Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina, Continuatio Mediaeualis' 27B (1979) 909-931; M.W. Bloomfield et al., 'Incipits of Latin Works on the Virtues and Vices, 1100-1500 A.D.', Medieval Academy of America, (Cambridge, MA., 1979), no. 455). Text imperfect, ending of Chapter 26 incomplete. Corrections made to text. Incipit attributes work to Pope Leo I. Incipit Leo papa de conflictu uiciorum atque uirtutum. Apostolica uox clamat per orbem - studio attende que dico. --Folios 146v-162r: Flores Augustini, Augustinian florilegia. Corrections made to text. Incipit liber florum collectus et continuatus de diuersis libris summi et comparalis (!) doctoris Augustini. Da michi domine scire et intelligere quis sit et quid est quod amo cum amo deum meum - Sic inuenietur sic aperietur te prestante qui uiuis deus per omnia secula seculorum. Amen. Explicit liber florigerus collectus et continuatus de diuersis libris summi et incomparabilis doctoris Augustini. Rubrications used in headings to highlight themes and margins to indicate sources of Augustine quotations in text passages. --Folios 162r-165v: Walter Map, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem (‘A letter from Valerius to Rufinus on the folly of marriage’) (Patrologia Latina 30:254-261; M.R. James (ed.) [revised by R.A.B Mynors and C.N.L. Brooke] in ‘Walter Map: De Nugis Curialium: Courtiers’ Trifles (Oxford, 1983), 288-312). Incipit dissuasio Ualeriani ad Ruffinum de uxore ducenda. Loqui prohibeor et tacere non possum - Horesten scripsisse uidear. Uale. --Folios 165v-178v: Thomas de Frakaham, Speculum spiritualis amicitiae, a tract on spiritual friendship (A. Hoste (ed.), ‘Le Speculum spiritualis amicitae. Compilation du XIIIe siècle de deux traités d’Aelred de Rievaulx par Thomas de Frakaham’, Studia Monastica 3 (1961) 297-323, with use of TCD MS 514; M.W. Bloomfield et al., 'Incipits of Latin Works on the Virtues and Vices, 1100-1500 A.D.', no. 4218). Incipit speculum spiritualis amicitie. Primum quid sit amicicia arbitror - et misericordie iudicem intercedat. 178-182v originally blank, 182v blank and followed by blank leaf, unnumbered. For further information see the Manuscripts & Archives Research Library’s catalogue entry for the manuscript here: https://manuscripts.catalogue.tcd.ie/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=IE+TCD+MS+514&pos=1
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  • Recorded in library catalogue of St Augustine’s Abbey (TCD MS 360) as gift of John of London (fl 1290-1330), with ownership inscription on flyleaf (2v) ‘Liber Iohannis de London cum.A.C.’ followed by library inscription of St Augustine’s, ‘Historia Britonum siue Collectciones cum A.C. / Johannis de London’. de librario sancti Augustini Cant. / D 10’. Gra. 2o’ added by Clement of Canterbury (fl. 1463-1495). Unidentified 14th-century inscription ‘C C * * quaternis quia(?) tradidi Willelmo cha[...]’ (14v) and unidentified 16th-century inscription ‘La: Wotton’ (3). Manuscript features shelfmark of the book collection of The Most Reverend James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland (r. 1625-1656), ‘III 37.’ (3). The Ussher library was gifted by King Charles II to Trinity College Dublin in 1661.
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  • Digitisation work made possible by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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  • ink
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  • vellum (parchment)
  • parchment (animal material)
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  • English
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  • MS514_237
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  • 0152370

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