Martyrologium Adonis; hagiographical, historiographical and patristical texts


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Martyrologium Adonis; hagiographical, historiographical and patristical texts

genre – text type

Hagiography

content

(fol. 1r-59v) Martyrologium Adonis (deest initium); (fol. 59v-60r) Prayer of Adon (inc.: Christe praecor ueniam signi); (fol. 60r) Cyprianus, Epistula ad Successum; (fol. 60r-v) Cyprianus, Epistula ad clerum et plebem Carthaginensem; (fol. 60v-64r) Passio Ignatii; (fol. 64r-66r) Passio Florentini et Hilarii; (fol. 66r-67v) [Translatio Florentini et Hilarii]; (fol. 68r-71r) Passio Andeoli; (fol. 71r-72v) Passio Eusebii, Vincentii, Peregrini et Pontiani; (fol. 72v-73v) Vita Hostiani; (fol. 73v-75v) [Translatio et miracula Eusebii et Pontiani]; (fol. 76r-96v) Victor Vitensis, Historia persecutionis Africae provinciae temporum Geiserici et Honorici regis Vandalorum; (fol. 96v-98r) [Passio beatissimorum martyrum qui apud Carthaginem passi sunt sub rege Hunirico]; (fol. 98r-v) [Homilia de S. Cypriano]; (fol. 98v) [Gennadius, De viris illustribus, 97]; (fol. 98v-99v) Beda Venerabilis, Chronica (extracts); (fol. 99v-100r) [De imperatoribus domus Valentinianae et Theodosianae]; (fol. 100r-v) Hieronymus, Epistulae, 60; (fol. 100r-102v) Prosper Aquitanus, Chronica (extract; breaks off in the middle of a word)

incipit

(fol. 1r) tolerantia. et uolens eu(m) blandis uerbis a fide reuocare

explicit

(fol. 102v) si uir bellandi peritus recipiende cartha

language

Latin

origin

Carolingian empire

date

9th-10th c.

script

Caroline minuscule

decoration

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miniatures

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historiated initials

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codicological description

Parchment; (ii) + 103 + (i) f.; 26 x 22 cm; 1 column; 1-11 (8) 12 (12) 13 (6-3)

provenance

Petrus Scriverius (Leiden); Bollandists (Antwerp); Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels)

coats of arms

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binding

Modern binding (19th c.)

bibliography

'Vita B. Ostiani presbyteri et confessoris ab auctore suppari conscripta', Analecta Bollandiana, 2 (1883), p. 355-358; 'Translatio ss. Eusebii et Pontiani in Galliam', Analecta Bollandiana, 2 (1883), p. 368-377; Catalogus codicum hagiographicorum Bibliothecae regiae Bruxellensis, I, I, Bruxellis, 1886, p. 297-298; J. Van den Gheyn, Catalogue des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, I, Bruxelles, 1901, p. 304-305, nr. 481; H. Silvestre, 'Le Hand-list de Laistner-King et les mss bruxellois de Bède', Scriptorium, 6 (1952), p. 287-293; H. Silvestre, Les manuscrits de Bède à la Bibliothèque royale de Bruxelles, Léopoldville, 1959.