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MS. 26 St. Ambrose De virginibus

                                                                                      Haenel 8.

Vellum, 93/4 x 63/4, ff. 48 + 1, 29 lines to a page.

Cent. xi, xii, in a good hand.    2 fo. tractibus catenarum.

Collation:

1 flyleaf, 18 2? (last leaf left) 38-78 (wants 8).

Contents:

On f. 1 a at top:

LIBER : BEATI : AMBROZ : De uirginibus. Alius de uiduis. Alius de duobus martiribus vitale et agricola. Alius contra corruptas et corruptores tractatus. Item sermo Isidori de corpore et sanguine domini.

The rest of the page has had pencil notes. The words "probatio penne " are scribbled on it.

Inc. liber I B. Ambrosii de Uirginitate(P. L. XVI. 187)

Si iuxta celestis sententiam veritatis.

Lib. II f. 9 b (followed by a lacuna of seven (?) leaves).

Ambrosius de Viduis (XVI. 231)

Nobile apud ueteres.

Idem de SS. Vitale et Agricola (XVI. 335) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29

Qui ad conuiuium.

Idem de uirginitate amissa (XVI. 367) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 b

Audite qui longe estis.

Ad corruptorem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

De te autem quid dicam.

Quis consoletur te . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 b

On f. 46 b a scribble of cent. xv, xvi in English.

Sermo Isidori Ep. de corpore et sanguine domini in pascha . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

Magnitudo celestium beneficiorum (LXXXIII. 1225).

Ends f. 49 b.

Followed by some prayers etc. in a xiiith cent. hand.

Spiritus sanctus in te descendet Maria etc.

Letifica nos omnipotens deus dominice conceptionis gaudia recolentes etc.

Aue Maria gratia plena etc. Dominus per te nobiscum et hic et in futuro.

That this book also has some connexion with Canterbury seems to me probable.

© N.J.R. James

 

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