Anthology of Latin texts


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Brussels, KBR, ms. 5649-67

 

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Anthology of Latin texts

genre – text type

Classical texts; science; grammar

content

(fol. 106r-122r) Carmina XII sapientum de diversis causis (from the Anthologia Latina); (fol. 122r-151r) Quintus Serenus, Liber medicinalis; (fol. 151r-v) Ausonius, Versus de XII Caesaribus; (fol. 152r-156v) Paulus Diaconus, Historia Langobardorum, I, 26; (fol. 156v-163v) Flodoardus, De Christi triumphis apud Italiam, 13, 8; (fol. 163v-164v) fragments from hymns and sequences; (fol. 165) blank; (fol. 166r-186r) Sedulius Opus paschale; (fol. 186r-187v) Calmanus, Epistula ad Feradach; (fol. 188r-207v) Eutychis, Ars de verbo; (fol. 208r) medical recipees; (fol. 208v) sequence 'Dominus caeli rex'

incipit

(fol. 1r) sanctae magneque dei gratia alexandrine ecclesiae

explicit

(fol. 229v) ]cu(m) machon (?)

language

Latin

origin

Carolingian empire

date

9th-10th c.

script

Caroline minuscule

decoration

initials

miniatures

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historiated initials

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codicological description

Parchment; (i) + 229 + (i) f.; 20.5 x 14 cm; 1 column

provenance

Abbey of Gembloux; Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels)

coats of arms

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binding

ancient binding (17th c.)

bibliography

Catalogus codicum hagiographicorum Bibliothecae regiae Bruxellensis, I, I, Bruxellis, 1886, p. 595-601; P. Thomas, Catalogue des manuscrits de classiques latins de la Bibliothèque royale de Bruxelles, Gand, 1896, p. 26-28; A. Beccaria, I codici di medicina del periodo presalernitano (secoli IX, X e XI), Roma, 1956, p. 117-118; R. Calcoen, Inventaire des manuscrits scientifiques de la Bibliothèque royale Albert Ier, II, Bruxelles, 1971, p. 21-22; H. Silvestre, 'Un second témoin manuscrit de la séquence "Dominus caeli rex"', Revue bénédictine, 91 (1981), p. 169-171; B. Munk Olsen, L'étude des auteurs classiques latins aux XIe et XIIe siècles. II Catalogue des manuscrits classiques latins copiés du IXe au XIIe siècle: Livius - Vitruvius. Florilèges - Essais de plume, Paris, 1985, p. 477-478 and 800.