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Creator: Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153 Hugh, of Saint-Victor, 1096?-1141
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Date: [ca. 1150]
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Half bound in brown mottled calf with bright pink paper sides and two red gold-tooled labels on each volume: "Manuscr. Homiliae Caes. Max. Cod. I" The manuscript may have been a single volume before rebinding.
Script: Written in late caroline minuscule by several scribes, above top line.
Plain red initials, 4- to 2-line, some with small pearls added to the body of the letter. Spaces for rubrics remain unfilled.
Folios 1r and 158v stained with loss of text.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Backs of quires of both volumes cut in at sewing stations. Sewn on three cords. Paper lining between supports on spine. Red edges. Both volumes half bound in brown mottled calf with bright pink paper sides and two red gold-tooled labels on each volume: "Manuscr. Homiliae Caes. Max. Cod. I [and II]" and "Saecul. XIII". Bound in the same distinctive style as Marston MSS 50, 125, 128, 151, 153, 158, 159 and 197, all of Hautecombe provenance.
Acquired from C. A. Stonehill in 1957 by Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Written in the middle of the 12th century, perhaps at the Cistercian abbey of Hautecombe to which it belonged.
Manuscript on parchment (thick, holes, end pieces), in two volumes, of a collection of sermons by various writers, including Bernard of Clairvaux, Geoffroi Babion, Jacobus Berengarius, Ivo of Chartres, and Hugh of St. Victor. Written perhaps at the Cistercian abbey of Hautecombe to which it belonged. The manuscript may originally have been a single volume.
Physical Description:
Vol. I: i + 88 + i, Vol. II: i + 70 + i : parchment ; 219 x 152 (171 x 104) mm.
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Vol. 1
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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Object ID: 2021375
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