Manuscript on parchment of 1) Treatise on Christian love. Several later corrections on f. 10v. 2) On the contemplation of death, final judgment and hellish punishment. 3) Six prescriptions for Christian life given by St. Bonaventure (Bonaventura, 1221-1274) to a young friar. Translated into Italian. 4) The qualities of a perfect monk. Copied by one hand in large calligraphic Humanistica Textualis Formata; line-fillers in the form of crossed i. In Italian and Latin. 2-line plain initials (Capitalis) in red, with guide-letters. A few flourishes in black at the end of articles. Binding: Sixteenth-century. Italian brown leather over pasteboards, both covers blind-tooled: fillet frames and a border of floral tools, in the centre a fleuron. Marks of two ties. Yellow edges. Cite as: Moral Treatises. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Christian literature, Italian Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) Didactic literature Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
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Related Exhibit or Resource:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 735
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 60
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