Manuscript

Glasgow University Library, MS Hunter 366
(De Universo)

Codicology

Produced: 12th century
Location: Glasgow University Library (University of Glasgow), Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 224
Author: Hrabanus Maurus
Illustrated: No
Binding: Late 12th century, 17th-18th century repairs
Media: Vellum
Dimensions: Height: 34 cm Width: 23.5 cm

Description

Hrabanus Maurus De rerum naturis or De universo. Begins (1, 1 recto col. a, lines 1-8): Incipit epistola magistri | Rabani ad Ivdowicum Regem . [rubric] | D [illuminated initial, red and green] OMINO EX | CELLENTIS | SIMO ET OMNI | honore dignissimo ludouuico regi | hrabanus uilissimus. Ends (28, 8 recto col. b, lines 20-26): quia sancte trinitatis VNVM VELLE . VN | A POTESTAS . VNA COOPER | ATIO EST; | EXPLICIT DEO GRA | TIAS LIBER RABBA | | NI MAGISTRI | Anima eius Requiescat in pace . amen.

On i, 3 verso in Dr. Wm. Hunter's hand: Magistri Rabani | (Mauri) ad Ludowicum | Regem Libri XXII de rerum naturis | et significationibus.

Illuminated initials, rubrics and rubricated running titles (chapter and book).

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