Tractaus in Iohannem : Tract. 13, ch.12-17.
- Italy, 1st half of the 12th century.
- Physical description
- 1 item (1 leaf) : parchment ; 430 x 295 (405 x 220) mm.
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- Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430
- Nearly complete large folio leaf from Tractaus in Iohannem written in double columns of a fine late Carolingian script, brown ink, 42 lines, ruled with a hard point; one column of text shaved with loss of text, creased from use as an archival wrapper, with labelling in an eighteenth-century hand. The text here discusses "virginity of the mind," baptism and the Donatists.
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- Tractaus in Iohannem: Tract. 13, ch.12-17 (Misc 2026 OS). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.
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- Purchase; 2016. Accession MSS 2017-105.
- St. Augustine is known for two masterpieces as a biblical interpreter: Tractaus in Iohannem (Tractates on the Gospel of John) and a commentary on the Psalms. The Tractates survives in numerous manuscripts, the earliest dating from the seventh century.
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