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Nicolaus, de Tudeschis (1386-1445)
This volume contains, among others, writings on the councils; the last treatise is called noviter compilatus. Several hands from the second quarter of the 15th century contributed to the writing. The last page is decorated with a Titulus crucifixi in three languages, written in majuscules in the Byzantine tradition, which spread, often in bizarre forms, from Italy during the time of the councils. Holes in the front cover and traces of rust on the detached front pastedown page establish that the volume used to be part of a chained library.
Online Since: 03/19/2015
- Albertus, de Ferrariis (Author) | Bartholomaeus, de Maestricht (Author) | Dionysius, de Sabrevoi (Author) | Hemmerlin, Felix (Author) | Hermannus, de Soest (Author) | Johannes, Antiochenus (Author) | Johannes, de Segovia (Author) | Nicolaus, de Tudeschis (Author) | Nikolaus von Kues (Author) Found in: Standard description
This codex, which consists of several parts, contains primarily decrees, bulls, letters and decisions related to the Council of Basel (1431-1448), by various hands in Latin and German. Later hands added occasional notes, corrections and additions. Historiographic information is included with the so-called “Grössere Basler Annalen” and Latinized excerpts from the Rötteln Chronicle and the German Chronicle of Jakob Twinger von Königshofen. This manuscript came from the Carthusian Monastery of Basel and then became part of the holdings of the Basel University Library.
Online Since: 10/10/2019
- Aegidius, Carlerii (Author) | Alexander, de Roes (Author) | Binz, Gustav (Librarian) | Carpentarii, Georgius (Librarian) | Eugenius IV., Papa (Author) | Felix V., Antipapa, Papa (Author) | Friedrich III., Heiliges Römisches Reich, Kaiser (Author) | Hildegard, von Bingen, Heilige (Author) | Johannes, Chrysostomus (Author) | Louber, Jakob (Librarian) | Nicolaus, de Tudeschis (Author) | Philippe III., Bourgogne, Duc (Author) | Pius II, Papa (Author) | Rolevinck, Werner (Author) | Simon, de Teramo (Author) | Thomas, de Corcellis (Author) | Twinger von Königshofen, Jakob (Author) Found in: Standard description
This composite manuscript from the Carthusian Monastery of Basel was written by various hands; it contains primarily astrological writings, among them texts by Abraham ibn Esra, Al-Zarkali and Hermes Trismegistus translated from the Arabic, Hebrew and Greek. In the margin of f. 120r there is a blessing against worms, on f. 145v medical advice in a blend of German and Latin. In addition to handwritten parts, the volume also contains three prints. One of the two original leather clasps is still intact.
Online Since: 03/29/2019
- Alfonsus, Bonihominis (Translator) | Aristoteles (Author) | Bruni, Leonardo (Author) | Bruni, Leonardo (Translator) | Campanus, Johannes (Author) | Cicero, Marcus Tullius (Author) | Florus, Lucius Annaeus (Author) | Henricus, Bate (Translator) | Hermes, Trismegistus (Author) | Hippocrates (Author) | Ibn-ʿEzra, Avraham Ben-Meʾir (Author) | Johannes, de Lineriis (Author) | Louber, Jakob (Librarian) | Maġribī, as-Samauʾal Ibn-Yaḥyā al- (Author) | Nicolaus, de Tudeschis (Author) | Petrus, de Abano (Translator) | Petrus, De Andelo (Author) | Plinius Caecilius Secundus, Gaius (Author) | Ṯābit Ibn-Qurra (Author) | Valerius Maximus (Author) | Valescus, de Taranta (Author) | Zarqālī, Ibrāhīm Ibn-Yaḥyā az- (Author) Found in: Standard description