The Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ; Adam of Dryburgh; Thirty-Nine Articles

Published/Created:
England
[ca. 1450, between 1600 and 1700]
Physical Description:
ff. iii + 102 : paper ; 290 x 215 mm.
Notes:
Script: Part I: Written by two scribes in Gothica Cursiva Libraria (Secretary very close to Anglicana). Part II: Written in careful Gothica Cursiva (Secretary).
Majuscules are heightened in red (?) up to f. 8v. Red paragraph marks (?). Plain red 2- to 4-line initials. A 4-line red (?) flourished initial with rather coarse penwork in (?), including a human head and a fish, on f. 1r.
Two parchment fly-leaves of the original binding are inserted after f. 100; they have been taken from a 13th-century manuscript and contain fragments of Codex Iustiniani, VI.3.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper composed of two parts. Part I: The Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ (Meditationes vitae Christi), tr. Nicholas Love. Includes Adam of Dryburgh (Adam Scotus) O. Praem, later O. Carth. (d. 1212), De instructione animae; ends incomplete in I.4. Part II: The Thirty-Nine Articles (doctrinal formulas accepted by the Church of England), articles 1-19 only, in diagram form, all pages being organized in three sections titled "the truth", "the creed", and "errors".
Variant Titles:
Meditationes vitae Christi. English
Associated Names:
Adam, of Dryburgh, ca. 1140-1212 [Contributor]
Love, Nicholas, fl. 1410 [Translator]
Church of England [Translator]
Topics:
Devotional literature, English (Middle)
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Theology, Doctrinal
Topics:
Love, Nicholas, fl. 1410
Language:
English
Latin
Genre:
Charts (Graphic documents)
Decorated initials
Devotional literature
Manuscripts, Medieval
Marginalia
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 535
Orbis Record:
9600966
Orbis Barcode:
39002091598459
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
14622490
Citation:
The Mirrour of the Blessed Lyf of Jesu Christ. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998865
PID:
digcoll:3686273

Number of Pages: 302
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