Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 699 Summa aurea in quattuor libros sententiarum
TitleSumma aurea in quattuor libros sententiarum
- Guillermus, Altissiodorensis, d. 1231 Guillermus, Altissiodorensis, d. 1231
Other related names
- Voynich, Wilfred Michael, 1865-1930, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 699
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2487493
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Theological questions and answers grouped into 4 books, corresponding to the arrangement of the Sentences of Peter Lombard. The text begins twice, starting over again after the first two leaves (f. 3r). According to descriptive notes on file in the library, this manuscript differs in many readings from the printed text.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
- Partial outline of Book 4, in a later hand (f. 351).
- Part of lower margin of f. 1 cut away (probably contained ownership entry).
Extent351 leaves : 240 x 263 (165 x 110) mm. bound to 248 x 173 mm
FoliationParchment, iii (modern paper) + 351 + ii (modern paper); [1-20, 20-350]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
BindingModern half-morocco, front cover detached along hinge.
Rubricated, with paragraph marks in red and blue, puzzle initials ranging in height from 5 lines to 8 lines, with penwork ornamentation in red and blue (for example, f. 1r, 3r, 117r, 273r); 2-line and 3-line initials in red and blue with contrasting filigree throughout.
- Formerly owned by Wilfred Michael Voynich; sold by the Voynich estate, 1953.
- Catholic Church--Controversial literature--Catholic works
- Theology, Doctrinal--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Latin--14th century
- Manuscripts, Medieval
Table of contents
Inside front cover
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Section: Book 1 (incomplete), De fide, f. 1r
Decoration: Puzzle initial, Initial F, f. 1r
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Decoration: Owner note, List of books, f. 2v
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Section: Book 1 (complete), De fide, f. 1r
Decoration: Puzzle initial, Initial F, f. 3r
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Decoration: Manicule, f. 8r