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Speculum Christiani, [circa 1450].

Speculum Christiani, [circa 1450].

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Creator: Wotton, Johannes
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Date: [circa 1450]
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Description:
Headings and various names and phrases in the Speculum Christiani are rubricated.
Spiritual diagram on f. 85v: two ladders are drawn, one for "Celum," one for "Infernum." On the rungs are written the virtues and vices pertaining to each, eight for heaven and nine for hell. The uprights are inscribed Spes and Fides for heaven, and Superbia and Larga Conscientia for hell.
Binding: limp vellum.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper in Anglicana (Scribe 1, ff. 1-62v) and Secretary script (Scribe 2, 64r-100v), produced in England in the mid-fifteenth century.
In addition to the Speculum Christiani (ff. 64r-100v), the manuscript contains an unidentified Latin alphabetical preacher's manual (ff. 1r-62v), compiled for the purpose of composing sermons. It is incomplete at the beginning, starting with the entry Amor, and continues with 149 entries to Christi acensio (under X).
Spine title: "MS Loci qm Theologi Ord: Alpho 80."
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102 f. ; 29 cm. x 20 cm.
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Object ID: 11394887
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