SUMMA CASUUM

MS 023
MS Short Title SUMMA CASUUM
Text
  1. BARTOLOMEO DA SAN CONCORDIA: SUMMA CASUM, WITH PROLOGUE
  2. TWO PAPAL DECREES IN GENERAL COUNCIL ON CANON LAW
  3. THOMAS AQUINAS: DE SECUNDIS NUPTIIS (SHORT QUOTATION)
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Calabria, Italy, 1434 (text 3 ca. 1500), 241 ff. (-8), 19x13 cm, 2 columns (13x10 cm), 37-45 lines in a small Gothic book script by Guilgemus Nicolai de Campis (=Wilhelmus á Kempis), cleric of the diocese of Utrecht (text 1). Text 2 signed by Frater Franciscus Zena.
Binding Calabria, Italy, mid 15th c., red-stained leather over bevelled wooden boards, sewn on 3 thongs, blindruled, 13 very small bosses.
Provenance 1. Written for the Observantine friar Brother Thomas de Bova, Calabria, Italy (1434); 2. Frater Franciscus Zena, Italy (15th c.); 3. Sotheby's 23.6.1987:80.
Commentary Long colophon explaining that the author completed his text in Pisa in 1388, that it was copied by Guilgelmus Nicolai de Campis, cleric of the diocese of Utrecht for the observantine friar Brother Thomas de Bova, of Calabria, and that he began writing on 13 May and finished on 24 July 1434, i.e. in ca. 64 workdays, or an average of 8 pp. a day
Place of origin Italy
Dates 1434 AD

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