GREGORIUS MAGNUS: MORALIA (BELGIUM)

MS 095
MS Short Title GREGORIUS MAGNUS: MORALIA (BELGIUM)
Text ALULFUS OF TOURNAI: GREGORIALIS (GREGORIUS MAGNUS), BOOK X, CAP. 13 -BOOK XI, CAP 13: MORALIA IN JOB 10 & 11. & BOOK X, CAP. 8-10; BOOK XI, CAP 14-17; AND BOOK XII, CAP. 2-4: HOMILIES ON EZEKIEL
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Villers, Belgium, 2nd half of 12th c., 12 ff., 36x27 cm, 2 columns, (25x17 cm), 35 lines in Romanesque book script of good quality, headings in red, calligraphic initials in green and red with contrasting penwork.
Context Other ff. from the same MS: 1 f. : 1 f. Prof. Takamiya, Japan, MS 45, no. 30; 1 f. University of Indiana, Bloomington, Lilly Library, Poole MS 98-28; 2 ff. Christopher de Hamel collection MS 334; 1 f. Stanford University Library M.299/4/2/118; 2 ff. Keio University Library, 1204998132. All ff. are detached from the end of Phillipps MS 322, now Brussels, Bibliothèque royale, ms II.930.
Provenance 1. Cistercian Abbey of Villers, Duchy of Brabant, Belgium, (2nd half of 12th c.-); 2. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, MS 322 (-1872); 3. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham (1872-1946); 4. Robinson Bros, London (1946-1978); 5. H.P. Kraus, New York (1978); 6. Bernard Rosenthal Collection, San Francisco, I/276 (1978-1987); 7. (8 ff.:) Bernard Quaritch Ltd., Cat. 1088(1988):24, acquired June 1988; 8. (4 ff.:) Bernard Quaritch Ltd., Cat. 1147(1991):93.
Commentary 8 ff. form a complete gathering still retaining the original stitching.
Place of origin Belgium
Dates 2nd half 12c AD

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