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Aegidius, Romanus (1245-1316)
In 1474 Adam Keuten, since 1467 parish priest at the Hofkirche in Lucerne, compiled a large-format volume with the Proprietates rerum naturalium moralisatae, an encyclopedia in seven parts about the most important fields of creation, followed by allegorical interpretations of natural phenomena. The volume also contains a medical treatise, several short works about the Eucharist, and a longer treatise about the Mass.
Online Since: 12/14/2018
- Aegidius, Romanus (Author) | Arnoldus, de Villa Nova (Author) | Bernardus, de Parentis (Author) | Dinkelspuhel, Nicolaus de (Author) | Petrus, Reicher de Pirchenwart (Author) Found in: Standard description
This manuscript was written in 1445 by the prolific scribe and later prior of the Dominican Monastery of Basel, Albert Löffler, shortly before entering the order. Its content illustrates Löffler's academic and religious education: it contains Latin texts of spiritual character, such as the Speculum artis bene moriendi now attributed to Nikolaus von Dinkelsbühl, the Pilgerbuch der Seele zu Gott by Bonaventure, and the Speculum ecclesiae by Hugh of Saint-Cher, as well as the hugely popular Liber de ludo scacchorum by Jacobus de Cessolis, one of the first Latin treatises on chess. The manuscript also contains two German texts: a treatise on perfection and a catalog of questions to examine whether, after death, a sick person's soul may expect eternal life.
Online Since: 12/14/2018
- Aegidius, Romanus (Author) | Albertus, Loeffler, OP (Scribe) | Arnulfus, de Boeriis (Author) | Augustinus, Aurelius (Author) | Bitz, Wilhelm (Restorer) | Bonaventura, Sanctus (Author) | Caesarius, Arelatensis (Author) | Dinkelspuhel, Nicolaus de (Author) | Heinrich, von Bitterfeld (Author) | Hieronymus, Sophronius Eusebius (Author) | Hugo, de Sancto Caro (Author) | Jacobus, de Cessolis (Author) | Johannes, Chrysostomus (Author) | Thomas, de Aquino (Author) Found in: Standard description
Composite manuscript from the Dominican Monastery of Basel, written in the 14th century by a single hand. This former liber catenatus contains a commentary on the Hohelied (Song of Songs) by Thomas Aquinas' student Giles of Rome (Ægidius Romanus, ca. 1243-1316), a commentary by the Dominican Nicolaus de Gorran (1232-ca. 1295) on the Canonical Epistles, as well as the Postilla on Ecclesiastes secondarily attributed to John of Sancto Geminiano.
Online Since: 12/20/2016
This manuscript of collected works consists of four originally independent parts: Part I contains the writing of Hervaeus Natalis, Part II super sex principia originally written by Albert the Great, Part III texts by Peter of Auvergne and Part IV two anonymous texts - which may only transmitted in this manuscript - and the tract De medio demonstrationis by Aegidius Romanus. The manuscript was produced at the Dominican convent in Basel.
Online Since: 03/31/2011
- Aegidius, Romanus (Author) | Albertus, Magnus (Author) | Anonymus (Author) | Bitz, Wilhelm (Restorer) | Hervaeus, Natalis (Author) | Petrus, de Arvernia (Author) Found in: Standard description
- Aegidius, Romanus (Author) | Albertus, Magnus (Author) | Anonymus (Author) | Bitz, Wilhelm (Restorer) | Hervaeus, Natalis (Author) | Petrus, de Arvernia (Author) Found in: Additional description
This manuscript, copied in the years 1460-1480, contains De regimine principum by Aegidius Romanus, decorated with a miniature in which the author (Aegidius Romanus) dedicates the book to the king of France. The last leaves contain the Life of Aesop and his Fables, translated into Latin by Rinuccio di Arezzo. The manuscript was owned by François Bonivard († 1570), who was prior of the Cluniac Priory of St. Victor in Geneva.
Online Since: 04/15/2010
This Book of Hours belonged to the town clerk and alderman of Solothurn, Franz Haffner (1609-1671). It is set up for use in the Archdiocese of Bamberg and is written in northern Bavarian dialect, but it belongs to a group of devotional books that were produced in Paris and then exported to Nuremberg for sale.
Online Since: 12/18/2014