Manuscripts

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS nouv. acq. lat. 1615

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  • Latin
  • s. ix
  • composite manuscript
  • Continental manuscripts
  • parchment
Tracts by Bede, computus, etc.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
nouv. acq. lat. 1615
Type
computistics
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Date
s. ix
9th century
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Fleury
Fleury, St. Benedict’s monastery
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The library inscription Hic est liber Sancti Benedicti Floriacensis would seem to place at least a part of the MS in Fleury.
Later provenance: ass. with Guglielmo LibriLibri (Guglielmo)
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Brought together by the mathematician and thief Guglielmo Libri.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
composite manuscript
Material
parchment
Distinct units
ff. 1-2
Paris, Bibliothèque natio…  ff. 1-2

Part I.

ff. 3-127
Paris, Bibliothèque natio…  ff. 3-127

Part II, containing on ff. 19r–126v a copy of Bede’s De tempore ratione.

ff. 128-193
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Sources

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[dig. img.] Gallica: bibliothèque numérique, Online: Bibliothèque nationale de France. URL: <http://gallica.bnf.fr>.
Digital facsimile and bibliogaraphy. direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Stevens, Wesley M., “[I] Cycles of time: calendrical and astronomical reckonings in early science”, in: Stevens, Wesley M., Cycles of time and scientific learning in medieval Europe, Variorum Collected Studies Series, Aldershot, Brookfield: Variorum, 1995. 27–51, corrections.
See especially the corrections at the end of this volume.
Delisle, Léopold, Catalogue des manuscrits des fonds Libri et Barrois, Paris: H. Champion, 1888.
Heidelberg: <link>
70–76

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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen