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Historia scholastica : manuscript fragment.

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Author/Creator:
Petrus, Comestor, active 12th century
Language:
Latin. Latin.
Earliest possible date:
1325
Latest possible date:
1375
Imprint:
[France, mid-14th century]
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 1 bifolium (a total of 8 columns of 38 lines each) : vellum; 29 cm.
Note:
Gothic script, brown ink. Ruled lightly with plummet, rubrics filled in but spaces for two-line initials left blank.
Access:
Open for research; material must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.
Summary:
The HISTORIA SCHOLASTICA is a continuous biblical history from the Creation to the Ascension based on the Old Testament, the Gospels, and the Acts, supplemented by references to the Church Fathers and other authors. This text contains commentaries on I Kings 23-4, and II Kings 10-12, and deals extensively with King David, including his adultery and murder of Uriah.
Source:
Purchased, 2009. Accession 2009-142.
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