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Comm. in Cantica Canticorum, 12th century, end

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MS. Laud Misc. 150

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1. (fol. 1) Table of sermons for item 3

2. (fol. 2v) Three hymns to the Virgin:
  1. Incipit: Ave Maria gratia plena | Dominus tecum, virgo serena AH liv.337
  2. Incipit: Ave mundi spes Maria | Ave mitis, ave pia AH xxxii.38
  3. Incipit: Salve mater Salvatoris, vas electum vas honoris AH liv.383; Walther 1945
  4. Hec commenta Thomas Salomonis scripsit in odas Ob quod eum dita, Jhesu pie, perpete vita Rubric to item 3, misinterpreted by Coxe and Pächt and Alexander as a reference to the scribe and/or artist of the manuscript
  5. Scribal (?) verses, 12 lines. Incipit: Mistica verba patent celesti plena sapore
Thomas Cisterciensis, Commentary on the Song of Songs:
  1. Incipit: (fol. 3r) Osculetur me osculo, etc. Tria sunt epithalamia, primum hystoricum, secundum philosophicum, tertium theologicum
  2. Explicit: qua perpetuo fruator, Ipso prestante Qui vivit et regnat in secula seculorum Amen
  3. Fol. 3r. Eight lines of verse in the upper and lower margins, Incipit: Omnia precellit christi dilectio plena
Followed by three further hymns to the Virgin:
  1. Incipit: Verbum bonum et suave | Personemus illud Ave | Per quod Christi fit cum clave AH liv.343
  2. Incipit: Gaude, mater luminis | Quam divini numinis | Visitavit gratia AH liv.358
  3. Incipit: Hodierne lux diei | Celebris in matris Dei | Agitur memoria AH x.41

Dates

  • 12th century, end

Extent

188 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Misc. 150

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘C 120’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 762

Henry O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars secunda codices Latinos et Miscellaneous Laudianos complectens (Oxford, 1885, reprinted in 1973, with numerous corrections and additions, and an historical introduction by R.W. Hunt), Misc. no. 150

Custodial History

Manuscript 2445 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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