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Lectura super capitulum Petri Lombardi and Theologiae Summa Compendium

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A book comprising various theological texts: ff. 1 - "102" (actually 101): Conrad von Sultar, Lectura super capitulum Petri Lombardi Firmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur…/…letitia cum vultu tuo. Ad quam letitia not per ducat trinitas…/Explicit liber super capitulo de sancta...

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Inscription

Colophon, f. 102: Firmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur…/…letitia cum vultu tuo. Ad quam letitia not per ducat trinitas…/Explicit liber super capitulo de sancta trinitate et fide catholica. Editus puta fremiter credimus per Reverendum magistrem Conradum Sultaro episcopum Verdensen. Finitus Anno domini 1437, in vigilia Sancti Laurencii per manus Conradi Friess de Herzogen Auerach scolarium…/in Bappenheym.

Marks

Paper (folio) has two bull's head watermarks: Quire I-XVIII is similar to Piccard 3:XIII:208, 269, and 284-5 (Germany 1430-1450); the watermark in the final quire is Piccard 3:XII:601 (Königsberg and Leipe, 1444-1445).

Provenance

By 1955, with WIlliam H. Schab; 1955, sold by William H. Schab to the MFA. (Accession date: October 20, 1955)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Various Theological Texts

German (Bavaria), Medieval (Gothic), 1437

Place of Manufacture

Bavaria, Germany

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 31 x 21.2 cm (12 3/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.651b

Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and gold on paper; bindings of deerskin over boards with bronze bosses and clasps

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts