Saints' lives

Published/Created:
Southern Italy,
[between 1450 and 1500]
Physical Description:
ff. 56 : paper ; 220 x 140 mm.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
Script: Copied in Gothica-Humanistica (Gothica Hybrida Libraria under Humanistic influence,visible in some majuscules and the occasional use of the ampersand), probably by one hand lacking consistency.
Pale red headings. The decoration proper does not extend beyond f. 26v: red heightening of the majuscules and red plain initials (2-3 lines), occasionally with guide letter. On f. 1r large flourished initial I in red and black, with penwork extension in the inner margin.
Binding: Contemporary, now in bad condition. Limp parchment, part of a notarial document in Latin in handwriting close to the main hand of the manuscript.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper containing 1) Life of St. Renatus, bishop of Angers, afterwards of Sorrento (5th century). 2) Three sermons on the miracles of Sts. Renatus and Valerius. 3) Life of St. Antoninus, abbot of Sorrento (d. c. 830). 4) Life, translation and miracles of St. Baculus, bishop of Sorrento (c. 660). 5) Life of St. Severus, bishop of Naples (d. c. 409). 6) Miracles of St. Agrippinus, bishop of Naples (200-210), introduction and chapters 1-7. 7) Invitatory and nine Responsories of the Office of St. Baculus. 8) Office of St. Renatus. 9) Peter, Subdeacon at Naples, Miracles of St. Agnellus abbot in the neighbourhood of Naples (d. 596). 10) Miracles of St. Euphebius bishop of Naples (3rd century). 11) Passion and Translation of St. Januarius bishop of Benevento (ca. 300) and of his companions Sosius, Festus, Proculus, Desiderius, Eutyches and Acutius. 12) Miracles of St. Januarius. 13) Last words and death of St. Eligius bishop of Noyon (d. 659). Shortened version of Vita sancti Eligii (BHL 2474-2476), Book II, chapters 34-36. 14) Passion of St. Restituta venerated in Naples (ca. 300). 15) Life and Translation of St. Athanasius bishop of Naples (d. 872). 16) Beginning of the first Lesson of the office of St. Aspren bishop of Naples (ca. 100) (not by Albericus). In the outer and lower margins, by later hand, the Office of St. Aspren.
Topics:
Christian hagiography
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Sermons, Latin
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Annotations
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 782
Orbis Record:
9868906
Orbis Barcode:
39002104686424
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10946184
Citation:
Saints' Lives. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10946183
PID:
digcoll:3918796

Number of Pages: 122
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