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Beinecke MS 1178
[England?], [between 1375 and 1399]
Hugh, of Saint-Victor, 1096?-1141, Didascalicon.
30 l. : parchment ; 290 x 205 mm.
This material is open for research.
Manuscript, on parchment, in several hands, of the Didascalicon. This text is followed
by a series of notes, mainly quotations from Augustine's De Doctrina Christiana, and
by the text of Hugh's De institutiione novitiorum, a manual for entrants into monastic
Ex libris Henry Drury; Law Society; Mendham MS 2. Purchased from Richard A. Linenthal
(Sotheby's London sale, 2013 June 5, lot 75) on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2013.
Layout: double columns of 50 lines each.
Script: gothic textura.
Decoration: rubricated. Initials in red.
Binding: nineteenth-century full red morocco, gilt; by Charles Lewis.
Hugh of Saint Victor, Didascalicon. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript
Library, Yale University.
Hugh, of Saint-Victor, 1096?-1141.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
Arts, Medieval -- Early works to 1800.
Books and reading -- Early works to 1800.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Medieval -- England -- 14th century.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Drury, Henry Joseph Thomas, 1778-1841
Law Society (Great Britain)
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo. -- De doctrina Christiana.