GUILLELMUS TEXTORIS

MS 2936
MS Short Title GUILLELMUS TEXTORIS
Text 1.GUILLELMUS TEXTORIS: PRACTICANDE CIRCA AGONIA MORITURIS
2.INVENTORY OF DONATIONS TO THE CHURCH OF 9 NOVEMBER 1505
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Aachen, Germany, 1501, 82 ff. (complete), 18x12 cm, single column, (14x9 cm), 30 lines in a late Gothic book script by the scribe Theodoric Clocker, headings in red, 2-to 3-line initials in red throughout, 4 4-to 5-line initials in red.
Binding Aachen, Germany, 1501, blind stamped brown calf, sewn on 5 cords, with booklabels made for Sammlung Ludwig.
Provenance 1. Monastery of the Canons Regular of St. John the Baptist, Aachen (1501-); 2. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris; 3. H.P. Kraus, New York; 4. Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen and Köln; 5. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and Los Angeles, California, 83.MN.191; 6. Bruce Ferrini, Akron, Ohio.
Commentary Guillelmus Textoris de Aquisgrano (Wilhelmus Tzewers) was a professor of theology at Erfurt. This text is his treatise on preparing the terminally ill for death. Theodoric Clocker was procurator of the Collegiate Church of St. John the Baptist, Aachen.
Place of origin Germany
Dates 1501

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