|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. lat. 15
Manuscript TitleComposite manuscript with theological texts
CaptionParchment · 168 ff. · 36.5 x 26.7 cm · 12th century
Manuscript SummaryThe first page of this manuscript contains a note in Latin, listing the six texts that make up the volume; the note is contemporaneous with the manuscript that was executed during the 12th century. The note identifies four of the texts as treatises by Augustine – De doctrina christiana, Contra Felicianum arrianum, Explanatio epistolae ad Galatas, De consensu quatuor evangelistarum – and reports not knowing "nescitur" who wrote the last two texts. Modern criticism recognized in these texts the De vita christiana attributed to Fastidius (4th-5th century) and a treatise on the Trinity identified as the Pro fide catholica and attributed to Fulgentius Ruspensis (467-532). This copy was executed very carefully, the text was checked and corrected, and the main divisions are marked by elegant ornamental initials in red and blue. The origin of the manuscript, before its publication in the 1620 catalog of printed books and manuscripts of the Bibliothèque de Genève, is unknown.
Standard descriptionIsabelle Jeger, Catalogue des manuscrits latins 1-376, Genève 2016, pp. 107-109.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0015 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-lat0015)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-lat0015/manifest.json
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How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 15: Composite manuscript with theological texts (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/lat0015).
DecorationFully Painted, Initial, Ornamental
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