Ennodius, Opera


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Brussels, KBR, ms. 9845-48 (olim 4° secundae classis, 29, 97, 104)

 

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Ennodius, Opera

genre – text type

Patristic literature; Latin literature from late Antiquity

content

(flyleaf) Note on this manuscript and table of contents (17th c., partly by Andreas Schottus); (fol. 1r-206r) Ennodius, Opera: (fol. 1r-3v) Dictio in natali Laurenti Mediolanensis episcopi, (fol. 3v-5r) Dictio quando de Roma rediit, (fol. 5r-6r) Dictio in dedicatione auditorii quando ad forum translatio facta est, (fol. 6r-9r, 10r-13v, 14v-27r, 30r-32r, 46v-58r, 78v-79v, 82r-83v, 84v-85v, 86v-91v, 92v-108v, 109r-110r, 111r-113r, 115r-119r, 123r-v, 124v- 129v, 130v-131r, 140r-143v, 145r-154v, 156r-159v, 161r-168v, 172r-191r, 193r-206r) Epistulae et carmina, (fol. 9r-10r) Praeceptum de cellulanis, (fol. 13v-14v) Benedictio cerei, (fol. 27r-30r) Dictio quae habita est in natale sancti ac beatissimi papae Epiphanii in annum tricensimum sacerdotii, (fol. 32r-46v) Libellus adversus eos qui contra synodum scribere praesumpserint, (fol. 58r-77v) Vita Epiphanii episcopi Ticinensis ecclesiae, (fol. 77v-78r) Benedictio cerei, (fol. 79v-81r) Praefatio quando arator auditorium ingressus est, (fol. 83v-84v) Gratiarum actio grammatico quando Pertenius bene recitavit, (fol. 85v-86v) Dictio missa honorato episcopo Novariensi in dedicatione basilicae apostolorum ubi templum fuit idolorum, (fol. 91v-92v) Petitorium quo absolutus est Gerontius puer - Dictio quando Eusebii filius traditus est ad studia, (fol. 108v-109r) Adlocutio, (fol. 110r-111r) Dictio data Stephanio vicario dicenda Maximo episcopo, (fol. 113r-v) In legatum qui patriam hostibus prodidit, (fol. 113v-114v) Dictio in novercam quae cum marito prigigni odia suadere non possit utrisque venena porrexit, (fol. 114v-115r) Dictio in eum qui praemii nomine vestalis virginis nuptias postulavit, (fol. 119r-123r) Vita Antonii, (fol. 123v-124v) Dictio in tyrannum qui praemii nomine parricidae statuam inter viros fortes dedit, data Aratori, (fol. 129v-130v) Dictio data Ambrosio, (fol. 131r-140r) Panegyricus dictus clementissimo regi Theoderico, (fol. 143v-144r) Dictio in dedicatione missa Maximo episcopo, (fol. 144r-145r) Dictio in eum qui in lupanari statuam Minervae locavit, (fol. 155r-156r) In laudem litterarum, (fol. 159v-160r) Dictio incipientis episcopi, (fol. 160r-161r) praefatio of a mass and prayer before mass, (fol.169r-172r) In patrem quendam ... oratio ad iudices, (fol. 191r-193r) Opusculum quintum; (fol. 206v) hymns with musical notation.

incipit

(fol. 1r) In natali Laurencii Ennodius. Dictio Ennodii in natale Laurenti Mediolan(ensium) ep(iscop)i. Quousq(ue) me iners diffidentia

explicit

(fol. 206v) et habitu applicari maluit. V(ersus) Ecce flore(n)tem mu(n)du(m) m[eu(m) ... illegible because of a stain]

language

Latin

origin

Northern France (or Lorsch?)

date

9th c. (ca. 810?).

script

Caroline minuscule

decoration

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miniatures

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historiated initials

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codicological description

Parchment; (iii) + 206 + (ii) f.; 29 x 19,5 cm; 1 column; collation: 1 (7) 2-10 (8) 11 (8+2) 12-15 (8) 16 (11?) 17-18 (8) 19 (6) 20 (6+1) 21 (8-2) 22 (8) 23 (6) 24-26 (8)

provenance

Abbey of Lorsch; Richardus du Pan (St-Omer); Andreas Schottus; Jesuits (St-Omer); Bollandists (Antwerp); Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris); Royal Library of Belgium (Brussels)

coats of arms

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binding

Modern Binding (19th c.)

bibliography

F. Vogel (ed.), Magni Felicis Ennodi Opera, Monumenta Germaniae historica, Auctores antiqui 7, Berolini, 1885; Catalogus codicum hagiographicorum Bibliothecae regiae Bruxellensis, I, II, Bruxellis, 1889, p. 384-388; J. Van den Gheyn, Catalogue des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque royale de Belgique, II, Bruxelles, 1902, p. 222-223, nr. 1218; L. Traube, Nomina sacra. Versuch einer Geschichte der christlichen Kürzung, München, 1907, p. 169, 210, 232 and 263; M. Schanz - C. Hosius, Geschichte der römischen Literatur bis zum Gesetzgebungswerk des Kaisers Justinian, (Handbuch der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft, VIII), IV, 2, München, 1920, p. 131-148 (p. 134); Handschriften aus dem Kloster Lorsch. Zur 1200 Jahrfeier der Stadt Lorsch im Jahre 1964, im Gedenken an die Gründung der Reichsabtei Lorsch im Jahre 764, exhibition catalogue, Lorsch, 1964, p. 19, nr. 60; R.H. Rouse - M.A. Rouse, 'The Florilegium Angelicum: its origin, content, and influence', in: J.J.G. Alexander - M.T. Gibson, Medieval learning and literature. Essays presented to R.W. Hunt, Oxford, 1976, p. 66-114 (p. 82) (also in: M.A. Rouse - R.H. Rouse, Authentic witnesses: approaches to medieval texts and manuscripts, Notre Dame, Ind., 1991, p. 101-152 (p. 116)); L. Gilissen, Prolégomènes à la codicologie. Recherches sur la construction des cahiers et la mise en page des manuscrits médiévaux, Gand, 1977, p. 168-169; R.H. Rouse, 'Florilegia and the Latin classical authors', in: M.A. Rouse - R.H. Rouse, Authentic witnesses: approaches to medieval texts and manuscripts, Notre Dame, Ind., 1991, p. 153-188 (p. 171); A. Häse, Mittelalterliche Bücherverzeichnisse aus Kloster Lorsch. Einleitung, Edition und Kommentar, Wiesbaden, 2002, p. 295, nr. 301.