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Jacobus de Cessolis OP, Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium ac popularium super ludo scaccorum. Miscellany of Moral, Devotional, Theological, Historical and Medical Tracts(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Iac. de Cessolis. Miscellanea
Codicology:Vellum and paper, 292 x 203 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (11.6 x 8 in.), ff. 1 + 191, double columns of 46 lines. Cent. xv, in a clear rather current hand.
Collation: 1 flyleaf, 112-512 6 (1-6 remain) 7 (two last remain) 812 912 (wants 12) 1012-1712 184, outer and middle sheets vellum, except 18 which is all vellum: the rest paper.
2 fo.: possumus.
Foliation: ff. i-iii + 1-191 + iv-v(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-24v
Jacobus de Cessolis OP, Liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium ac popularium super ludo scaccorum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liber de moribus hominum et officiis virorum nobilium super ludo schacorum quem composuit frater Iacobus de Cesell [de Casulis] de ordine predicatorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Prologue
1r
(25r)
Incipit:
Ego frater Jacobus
Text
1r
Incipit:
Inter cetera mala signa
Ends (last lines re-written)
24v
Explicit:
omne donum perfectum ipsi igitur sit honor et gloria in secula seculorum. Amen
24v
Rubric:
Explicit liber de moribus hominum et officiis nobilium transformatus in figuram scaccorum seu exemplum
2.
25r-26r
Index of Liber de moribus hominum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tabula [sive index] in tractatum precedentem (Content authored by Nasmith)
Prologue
25r
(49r)
Incipit:
Tabula infrascripta per alphabetum
25r
Abstinencia Zelus
3.
26v-26v
Modus et scientia ludi scaccorum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Modus et scientia ludi scaccorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
versibus rithmicis(Content authored by Nasmith)
26v
(50v)
Incipit:
Egregium ludum scaccorum scire volentes
(38 lines)
26v
Explicit:
Cetera turba iacet nec habet quo rege regantur
4.
26v-27r
John Waleys OFM, Communiloquium sive Summa collationum ad omne genus hominum (extract) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quaedam moralitas de scaccario per dominum Innocentium papam (Content authored by Nasmith)
26v
(50v)
Incipit:
Mundus iste totus est quasi quoddam scaccarium
27r
Explicit:
vel vite superbia
5.
27r-28r
pseudo-Bernard of Clairvaux OCist, Epistola 256 (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola beati Bernardi super re familiari gubernanda ad Raymundum gratiosum et felicem militem (Content authored by Nasmith)
27r
(51r)
Incipit:
Gracioso et felici Raymundo domno castri Ambrosii
28r
Explicit:
dampnabilis senectutis
6.
28v-29v
De dispensatione domus (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De dispensatione domus (Content authored by Nasmith)
28v
(51v)
Rubric:
Incipit(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) prohemium de dispensatione domus
28v
Incipit:
Terrena felicitas non saluat hominem
7.
29v-36v
Narrationes devotae (some from Gregory the Great, Dialogi) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quaedam narrationes devotae (Content authored by Nasmith)
29v
(53v)
(1)
29v
Incipit:
Rem vobis refero fratres quam fideli ac probabili ratione audiui de duobus ducibus
(Eusebius of Sardinia, Ostrogius of Sicily)
(2)
31r
Gregory and twelve pilgrims: a thirteenth appears
(3)
31r
Hermit and cat
(4)
31v
Martirius a monk
(5)
31v
Incipit:
Beate memorie paulus simplex
The source of many of these is Gregory's Dialogues. The 26th and last is
(26)
36v
Incipit:
Hospitalitatem fratres karissimi diligite
A man washes the feet of Christ appearing as a pilgrim
Ending f. 36v
ff. 61-73 lost
8.
37r-38v
Martin of Braga, Formula uitae honestae(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Martinus [Braccarensis] de quatuor virtutibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
37r
(74r)
Incipit:
Quatuor uirtutum species
(Liverani Spicilegium Liberianum 564 and often elsewhere)
38v
Explicit:
vel puniat ignauiam
9.
38v-39v
pseudo-Seneca, De morum institutione (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Seneca de institutione morum (Content authored by Nasmith)
38v
(75v)
Incipit:
Omne peccatum accio voluntaria est
(cf. P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) LXXII 29)
39v
Explicit:
socios tue beatitudinis. Amen
10.
39v-43v
Francesco Petrarca, Historia Griseldis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Historia sive fabula de nobili marchione Walterio domino terrae Saluciarum, quomodo duxit in uxorem Grisildem pauperculam, et ejus constantiam et patientiam mirabiliter et acriter comprobavit; quam de vulgari sermone Saluciarum in Latinum transtulit D. Franciscus Petrarcha (Content authored by Nasmith)
39v
(76v)
Rubric:
Dominus franciscus petrarcha transtulit de vulgari sermone saluciarum in latinum sequentem historiam siue fabulam de nobili marchione etc. ... comprobauit
39v
Incipit:
Librum tuum quem nostro materno eloquio
43v
Explicit:
quod pro suo mortali coniuge rustica hec muliercula passa est
43v
Rubric:
Explicit Franciscus Petrarcha super historiam Valterii marchionis et Griseldis uxoris eius
Petrarch, Opera 1554, p. 601 etc. Other copies in MS 275. 14, MS 458. 3
11.
43v-43v
pseudo-Ambrose, Epistola de moribus et honesta uita (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus Beati Ambrosii archiepiscopi de honestis et justis moribus (Content authored by Nasmith)
43v
(80v)
Incipit:
Dilecte fili dilige lacrimas
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XVII 749)
43v
Explicit:
uidendo contempnas
12.
44r-44v
pseudo-Anselm of Canterbury OSB, Meditatio unde uiuit anima et unde uiuit caro (medit. 5) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Meditatio Anselmi, unde vivat anima, et unde vivat caro, et de gloria bonae animae et de infelicitate malae animae quando exeunt a corpore (Content authored by Nasmith)
44r
(81r)
Incipit:
Cum anima manet in corpore
See also MS 179, f. 89v
13.
44v-46v
pseudo-Anselm of Canterbury OSB, Meditationes (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Meditationes Beati Anselmi (Content authored by Nasmith)
44v
(81v)
Incipit:
In nocturnis uigiliis quantum potes
46v-47r
Jerome, Aduersus Iouinianum (excerpt) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Excerptum Beati Hieronimi de libro Aurelii Theophrasti (Content authored by Nasmith)
Title
46v
Rubric:
Incipit liber Aurelii Theofrasti de nupciis
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXIII 276)
Altered to
46v
(83v)
Rubric:
Incipit illud quod excerpsit beatus Ieronimus de libro Aurelii Theofrasti de nupciis et posuit in libro 2o quem fecit contra Jouinianum
46v
Incipit:
Festus Aurelius Theofrasti de nupciis in quo querit
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXVI 1203)
47r
Explicit:
usus relinquere. Hec theoffrastus secundum ieronimum ubi supra
46v-48v
Walter Map, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem (De nugis curialium, dist. 4, 3-5)(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
In the lower margins of 46v to 48v
46v
Rubric:
Incipit liber Valerii ad Rufinum ne ducat uxorem
46v
Incipit:
Loqui prohibeor ne horrestem scripsisse videar
48v
Rubric:
Exposicionem istius epistole infra fo. 188
(Mapes, de nugis Curialium, Dist. IV)
15.
47v-48r
Caesarius of Arles, De ebrietate (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Augustinus de ebrietate (Content authored by Nasmith)
47v
(84v)
Incipit:
Licet propicio Christo fratres karissimi
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXXIX 2303)
16.
48r-48v
Seneca, Epistulae morales (83, 16) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Seneca de ebrietate (Content authored by Nasmith)
48r
(85r)
Incipit:
Non est animus in sua potestate ebrietate deuictus
48v
Explicit:
si uis tibi uiuere
17.
48v-49r
pseudo-Augustine, Sermo de honestate mulierum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Augustinus de honestate mulierum (Content authored by Nasmith)
48v
(85v)
Incipit:
Nemo dicat quod martirium temporibus
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXXIX 2301)
18.
49r-53r
pseudo-Augustine, De XII abusiuis saeculi (De duodecim abusionum gradibus) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Augustinus de XII abusionibus (Content authored by Nasmith)
Lower margin
49r
(86r)
Incipit:
Hec sunt duodecim abusiua
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XL 1079)
Text
49r
Incipit:
Primo si sine operibus bonis
53r
Explicit:
sine uobis Christus incipiat esse in futuro
19.
53r-66r
Hugh of Fouilloy OSA, De claustro animae (excerpt) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Hugo de Filiotto prior. canonicorum S. Laurentii in pago Ambianensi de Xll abusionibus claustri (Content authored by Nasmith)
53r
(90r)
Rubric:
Incipit prologus Hugonis de xii abusionibus claustralium et est liber secundus de claustro anime
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXVI 1051)
53r
Incipit:
Locuturus karissime de hiis
Text
53v
Incipit:
Sunt quid(am) qui sciunt et possunt
66r
Explicit:
summa tocius religionis
20.
66v-67r
John Grandisson, Vita Sancti Thomae Cantuariensis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Vita Beati Thomae archiepiscopi et martiris a Iohanne Grandesono episcopo Exoniensi (Content authored by Nasmith)
penitus excisa prima et ultima pagina exceptis(Content authored by Nasmith)
Title partly erased
66v
(103v)
Rubric:
Prologus Archipresulis nec non et archimartiris
66v
Ends imperfectly in capitula (12th)
Other copies in MS 275. 17, MS 464, MS 467
ff. 104-119 gone
67r
Resumes in Pars IV, cap. 5. Cap. 6 and last remains
67r
Colophon lined through
67r
Rubric:
Explicit vita gloriosissimi martiris Sancti Thome Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi
21.
67v-68v
Miracle of St Augustine of Canterbury (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quoddam miraculum S. Augustini Anglorum apostoli (Content authored by Nasmith)
67v
(120v)
Incipit:
Est vicus in pago Oxoniensi vi miliaribus distans a loco qui dicitur Wodestoke
68v
Explicit:
sine fine victurus intrauit. quod nobis prestare dignetur etc.
Acta Sanctorum Maii VI 396
ff. 122-145 gone
22.
69r-80v
John Waleys OFM, Breuiloquium de uirtutibus antiquorum principum et philosophorum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Johannes Gallensis de ordine fratrum minorum, de virtutibus antiquorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
(fragmentum)(Content authored by Nasmith)
Begins imperfectly (De iusticia)
69r
(146r)
enim (?) quomodo (?) neutrum daret. In denario Regem
80v
Explicit:
qui dicit Ego sum via veritas et vita. Amen
80v
Rubric:
Explicit tractatus de virtutibus antiquorum editus a fratro Johanne Gallensi de ordine fratrum minorum deo gracias
23.
81r-84r
pseudo-Augustine, Epistula de transitu sancti Hieronymi (ep. 18) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Beati Augustini ad Cirillum de apparitione Beati Ieronimi (Content authored by Nasmith)
81r
(158r)
Incipit:
Gloriosissime Christiane fidei athlete
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXXIII 1120)
84r
Explicit:
ora pro me
24.
84r-91v
pseudo-Cyril of Jerusalem, Epistula ad Augustinum de transitu sancti Hieronymi (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Cirilli Ierosolomitani episcopi ad Augustinum Hipponensem episcopum de miraculis Beati Ieronimi (Content authored by Nasmith)
84r
(161r)
Incipit:
Venerabili viro Episcoporum Eximio
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXXIII 1120)
91v
Explicit:
precipua uiua manet
25.
92r-101v
Peter of Blois, archdeacon of Bath, Compendium in Iob (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Compendium Magistri Petri Blessensis super librum Job (Content authored by Nasmith)
Prologue
92r
(170r)
Incipit:
Henrico dei gratia illustrissimo
92r
Explicit:
me recolo vel legisse
Text
92r
Incipit:
Vir erat in terra hus etc. Adhuc tria hic ponuntur
101v
Explicit:
altissimus altissimi filius Ihesus Christus qui cum patre et spiritu sancto triumphat et regnat in secula seculorum. Amen
Ed. J. A. Giles, Opera Petri Blessensis III 19. P. L. CCVII
26.
101v-106r
Richard Ullerston, De officio militari (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ricardus Ullerston, sacrae paginae professor, de officio militari ad regem Henricum V. tunc principem Walliae (Content authored by Nasmith)
101v
(179v)
Incipit:
Serenissimo et illustrissimo principi henrico
106r
Explicit:
potentes esse cum humilitate et pietate ipse dominus noster Ihesus Christus omnipotens vos esse concedat qui sine fine viuit et regnat. Amen
(Another copy in Trinity College B. 15. 23)
27.
106r-108v
Peter of Blois, archdeacon of Bath, De transfiguratione Domini (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Petrus Blessensis de transfiguratione Domini (Content authored by Nasmith)
106r
(184r)
Incipit:
Reuerendo domino et fratri karissimo fremaldo
108v
Explicit:
requies et gloria sine fine. quam nobis misericorditer preparare et prestare dignetur qui etc.
Giles III 1
28.
108v-110r
Peter of Blois, archdeacon of Bath, De conuersione Sancti Pauli (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Petrus Blessensis de conversione Sancti Pauli (Content authored by Nasmith)
108v
(186v)
Incipit:
Recolenda est cum exultacione
110r
Explicit:
ad reuelacionem glorie domini nostri Ihesu Christi cui est honor et gloria in secula seculorum. Amen
Giles III 13
29.
110r-116r
John Ridewall OFM, Commentary on Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Expositio epistolae Valerii ad Ruffinum de uxore non ducenda (Content authored by Nasmith)
110r
(188r)
Incipit:
Loqui prohibeor etc. Hec epistola principaliter continet tria
116r
Explicit:
tristis offendit corruptos
By John Rideval
30.
116r-118r
Andreas Didacus de Escobar, De schismatibus (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Andreas episcopus de schismatibus quae fuerunt a fundatione ecclesiae ad annum Domini 1415 (Content authored by Nasmith)
versibus rithmicis(Content authored by Nasmith)
116r
(194r)
Rubric:
Incipit tractatus Andree Ciuitatensis episcopi etc.
116r
Incipit:
Sacrosanctum consilium Constantiense a. d. millo ccccmo xvo xvio et xvijo
118r
Explicit:
durauit hoc scisma xli annis et sic est finis
By Andreas de Escobar Bishop of Civitate and subsequently of Ajaccio. Cf. MS 151. 8
31.
118r-119r
Dialogus inter uinum et aquam (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Disputatio inter vinum et aquam (Content authored by Nasmith)
118r
(196r)
Incipit:
Dum tenerent omnia medium (corr. to med. omn.) tumultum
119r
Explicit:
Terminans in gloriam dei patris amen
Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 87
32.
119r-120v
Verses on biblical names (Historia biblica) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ludus fortuitorum sive fatorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
119r
(197r)
Rubric:
Incipit ludus fortuitorum et debet scribi in rotulo etc.
119r
Incipit:
Uos qui concupiscitis statum vestrum scire
Hec signa tractabitis que dant inuenire
Omnia que poscitis de vobis audire
Quid estis vel eritis hic est reperire
Quatrains follow on Adam, Cain, Abel, Lamech, Noah, Canaan, Abraham, Ishmael, Lot, Lot's wife, Rebekah, Esau, Jacob, Leah, Rachel, Dinah, Joseph, Judah, Benjamin, Pharaoh's butler, Moses, Pharaoh, Jethro, Balaam, Joshua, Nachor (= Achan), Judah, Eglon, Gideon, Jephthah, Manoah, Samson, Ruth, Eli, Samuel, Saul, Jonathan, Goliath, David, Nabal, Uriah, Amnon, Hushai, Absalom, Barzillai, Joab, Solomon, Rehoboam, Elijah, Jezebel, Elisha, Gehazi, Josiah, Holofernes, Tobit, Vashti, Esther, Haman, Job, Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar, one of the wicked Elders, Mattathias, Tryphon, John Baptist, Mary, Herod, Magdalene, Zaccheus, Judas, the good thief, Paul, Ananias (and Sapphira)
These are all pairs of good and bad or successes and failures. One quatrain seems to be missing after the good thief: and in the cases of Job, Daniel etc., John Baptist and the Virgin etc., the two good and two bad are coupled instead of being alternated
Ends
120v
Explicit:
Derelicta repetit erit maledictus.
Explicit ludus fortuitorum siue fatorum
Not printed
33.
120v-123v
John Pecham OFM (attrib.), Defensio fratrum mendicantium (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Disputatio inter mundum et religionem (Content authored by Nasmith)
120v
(198v)
Incipit:
O christi vicarie monarcha terrarum
Vir matris ecclesie sella scripturarum
Minister iusticie metaque causarum
mee querimonie aurem prebe parum
Ends with sentencia pape
123v
Explicit:
Hanc qui contra uenerint declaracionem
Incursuros nouerint se dampnacionem
Nec habere poterunt relaxacionem
donec plene fecerint satisfaccionem
Not printed
34.
123v-124r
Crux est denarii potens in saeculo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Virtutes et effectus crucis denarii (Content authored by Nasmith)
123v
(201v)
Incipit:
Crux est denarii potens in seculo
123v
(201v)
Explicit:
Summe mutabile fit necessarium
Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 223
Various distichs in other metres follow
124r
Incipit:
Manus ferens munera pium facit impium etc.
Ends with pairs of lines on si dedero and ni dedero, ending
124r
Explicit:
Si dedero veneratus ero vocor et graciosus
Ni dedero diffamor ego vocor et viciosus
35.
124v-126r
Conflictus corporis et animae (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Disputatio inter corpus et animam (Content authored by Nasmith)
124v
(202v)
Incipit:
Noctis sub silencio tempore brumali
126r
Explicit:
Et me christi manibus totum commendaui
Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 95
126r
(204r)
Rubric:
Lamentacio auctoris de miseria mundi et eius instabilitate
126r
Incipit:
Ecce mundus moritur vicio sepultus
126r
Explicit:
Preda perquisicio sed lex ibi datur
Que dat unicuique prout operatur. Amen
A last stanza added in lower margin
126r
Incipit:
Fertur dies domini velut fur venire
126r
Explicit:
Vt ad celi gloriam possit peruenire
Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 149
36.
126r-128v
Aesop, Fabulae (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Fabulae sopi (Content authored by Nasmith)
126r
(204r)
Incipit:
Attendite insule de longe venite
Et ysopi fabulas vigiles audite
Que sunt per methaforam recitate rite
Vos qui sermones nostros non vultis abite
Last edited by Hervieux, Fabulistes Latins II 436, with readings from this copy. Ward, Catalogue of Romances II 342
The Fables are
126r
Rubric:
de gallo et margarita
126v
Rubric:
de agno et lupo
126v
Rubric:
de mure et rana
126v
Rubric:
de cane et oue
126v
Rubric:
de cane appetente carnem
wolf, bear and lion hunting
126v
Rubric:
de vacca capro et oue sociatis cum leone
127r
Rubric:
quomodo fures celebrant nuptias
127r
Rubric:
de lupo comedente ossa
127r
Rubric:
de canicula fetu plena
127r
Rubric:
de mure campestri et villana
127r
Rubric:
de leone infirmo
127v
Rubric:
de asino et catulo
127v
Rubric:
de leone et mure
127v
Rubric:
de auibus et lino
127v
Rubric:
de ranis petentibus regem
128r
Rubric:
de columbis eligentibus miluum in regem
128r
Rubric:
de fure et cane
128r
Rubric:
de synodo leporum
128r
Rubric:
de leone cum leso pede
128v
Rubric:
de lupo veniente ad bubulcum
Ends unfinished
128v
Explicit:
Plaudens atque lupus ad pastorem veniebat
As a rule each quatrain ends with a hexameter
37.
128v-129v
Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae (extract) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quomodo Anglia fuit primo inhabitata (Content authored by Nasmith)
128v
(206v)
Incipit:
Ab origine mundi circa annos tria milia et nungentos septuaginta
129v
Explicit:
ex eorum nomine britanniam vocauerunt
38.
129v-135r
Chronica bona et compendiosa de regibus Angliae (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Chronica bona et compendiosa de regibus Angliae a Noe usque ad hunc diem, [1377] (Content authored by Nasmith)
129v
(207v)
Incipit:
Noe fuerunt tres filii
Ends 134v with coronation of Richard II, 1377
135r blank
39.
135v-135v
Catalogus pontificum Romanorum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Catalogus pontificum Romanorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
135v
(213v)
Rubric:
Hii fuerunt pontifices Rome summi Regum predictorum tempore
135v
Incipit:
Tempore quo Alfridus regnauit
down to Tempus Ricardi secundi
On 135v is scribbled (xvi) the name Thomas Sheldone
40.
136r-136r
Catalogue of royal saints of England (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Catalogus sanctorum regum in Anglia (Content authored by Nasmith)
136r
(214r)
Incipit:
Sanctus Ethelbertus saxonicus
References to the Polychronica are given throughout. The other sainted kings are:
Sebert, Edwin, Oswald, Oswin, Ethelbald, Alfwold, Ethelbrihgt, Kenelm, Fromund, Edmund, Edward, Edmund Ironside, Edward Confessor, Edward II
41.
136r-136v
List of persons who assisted William the Conqueror in the invasion of England (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Nomina [eorum] quorum ope et auxilio dux Willelmus conquestor terram Angliae conquisivit A.D. 1066 (Content authored by Nasmith)
136r
(214r)
Incipit:
Maundevile, Daundevile, ffrevile
136v
Explicit:
Straunges, Sauage. Istorum fortunata milicia fuit terra anglica conquisita
136v
(214v)
A note on reckoning of Anni Domini
(Hardy, Catalogue II, 1)
42.
136v-137v
Herbert of Bosham, Thomus (extract) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Causa exilii et martirii Beati Thomae martiris et pontificis Cantuariensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
136v
(214v)
Incipit:
De aduocacione et presentacione ecclesiarum etc.
137v
Explicit:
nati esse dinoscuntur. hoc xvi tolerauit
43.
137v-147r
Hugh of Saint-Victor OSA, De sacramentis legis naturalis et scriptae dialogus (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Dialogus Magistri Hugonis Parisiensis (Content authored by Nasmith)
137v
(215v)
Incipit:
Quid fuit priusquam mundus fieret ? R. Solus deus.
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXVI 17)
The dialogue proper ends
145v
(223v)
Explicit:
Hoc dei iudicio mihi relinquendum videtur
Follows
145v
Incipit:
Tria sunt loca egiptus desertum et terra promissionis
146r
(224r)
Incipit:
Sex sunt opera
146v
(224v)
Incipit:
Tribus modis deus cor emollit
146v
Incipit:
Per caritatem seruite inuicem
147r
Explicit:
natura sumus filii ire
147r
Rubric:
Explicit dialogus magistri hugonis parisiensis
44.
147r-147v
Gaufridus monachus (attrib.), De corpore et sanguine Domini (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Compendium Gaufridi [monachi] de sacra eucharista (Content authored by Nasmith)
“Hic Gaufridus ut apparet ex chronicis D. Antonini fuit primo discipulus cujusdam Petri Abelardi, quo cum D. Bernardus conflictabat, et idem postea relicto heretico ad Bernardum perfugit, cujus erat diu notarius, qui postea scriptis redarguebat preceptorem hereticum : vixit A.D. 1144” (Content authored by Nasmith)
147r
(225r)
Incipit:
Gaufridus peccator in presenti tractatu Catholicus scriptor
Ends with verses
147v
Explicit:
Factus conscendit Judex venturus in orbem
45.
147v-166v
Honorius Augustodunensis, Elucidarius (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Elucidarium (Content authored by Nasmith)
opus Anselmo vulgo attributum(Content authored by Nasmith)
Prologue
147v
(225v)
Incipit:
Sepe rogatus a discipulis
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) CLXXII 1109)
Text
147v
Incipit:
Gloriose magister rogo te
166v
Explicit:
videas bona ierusalem omnibus diebus vite tue Amen. Ihesu mercy
46.
167r-167v
De nominibus apostolorum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De interpretatione nominum apostolorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
versibus rithmicis(Content authored by Nasmith)
167r
(245r)
Incipit:
Simon interpretatur obediens petrus agnoscens
Ends with
167r
Explicit:
Matthias: cui datur euuangelica predicacio in iudea etc.
167r
Rubric:
De IIIIor euuangelistis
167r
Incipit:
Solus enim Matheus ebraice scripsit in iudea Marcus grece in Italia etc.
Verses follow
167r
Incipit:
Hic matheus agens hominem generaliter implet etc.
167v
(245v)
Incipit:
Petrus et Andreas ex uno patre fuerunt etc
47.
167v-167v
Cur mundus militat sub vana gloria (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De vanitate et brevitate mundanae gloriae (Content authored by Nasmith)
167v
(245v)
Incipit:
Cur mundus militat sub uana gloria
167v
Explicit:
Fac bonum omnibus quamdiu poteris
O quam iocundum quam dulce foret dominari
Si mors non posset dominantibus insidiari.
Sed quia mors semper comes est et causa doloris
Non honor est sed onus assumere nomen honoris
Cf. Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 147
48.
167v-167v
Henry of Avranches, Disputatio inter cor et oculum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Disputatio inter cor et oculum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 48-51 are in another hand
167v
(245v)
Incipit:
Quisquis cordis et oculi non sentit in se iurgia
167v
Explicit:
Nam cordi causam imputat, occasionem oculo
Wright, Poems of W. Mapes, p. 93
49.
168r-168r
Verses on Death (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Lamentatio et deploratio pro morte, et concilium de vivere Deo (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 48-51 are in another hand
168r
(246r)
Incipit:
Dum mortem recolo crescit mihi causa doloris
In the distichs beginning Vado mori the following are the speakers: Papa, Rex, Presul, Miles, Monachus, Legista, Jurista, Doctor, Logicus, Medicus, Cantor, Sapiens, Diues, Cultor, Burgensis, Nauta, Pincerna, Pauper, Elemosinarius
168r
Rubric:
Conclusio
168r
Nulli mors parcis concludens singula fine
Omnia transibunt preter amare deum
Ends
168r
Explicit:
Non potes ante deum viuere preter eum
Cf. E. M le, L'Art religieux de la fin du moyen ge en France, 1908, p. 392 note. He calls attention to the poem as an early form or sketch of the Dance of Death
50.
168v-168v
pseudo-John Pecham OFM, Speculum miseriarum senectutis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De miseria et defectibus senectutis (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 48-51 are in another hand
168v
(246v)
Incipit:
Dum iuuenis creui ludens nunquam requieui
168v
Explicit:
Tam ducibus quam principibus communis habetur
51.
168v-168v
Philip Eton, De aetatibus hominis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
De etatibus hominis per M. Ph. Eton. (Content authored by Nasmith)
Items(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) 48-51 are in another hand
168v
(246v)
Rubric:
Nascens
168v
Incipit:
Duxit natura de semine me genitali
A quatrain on each age. Nascens, Infans, Puer, Adolescens, Iuuenis, Vir, Senex, Decrepitus, Mortuus
168v
Explicit:
Cuncta virencia flore nitencia more notato
Deficiencia sunt et olencia fine probato
52.
169r-175v
pseudo-Augustine, Speculum peccatoris (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Speculum peccatoris sancti Augustini (Content authored by Nasmith)
169r
(247r)
Incipit:
Fratres karissimi quam tremenda est dies ilia
(P. L.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) XXXIX 2210)
175v
Explicit:
largitate redimere prestante domini nostri Ihesu Christi qui cum etc.
53.
176r-181r
pseudo-Bartholomaeus de Ferraria, De regimine sanitatis (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Tractatus de regimine sanitatis (Content authored by Nasmith)
A fresh hand
176r
(254r)
Incipit:
In isto tractatu qui intitulatur de regimine sanitatis
Text
176r
Incipit:
Oportet ipsum qui vult esse longeuus
181r
Explicit:
persecucionem non euadent
54.
181r-183r
Medical note on gradus (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Quomodo gradus sunt distinguendi (Content authored by Nasmith)
181r
Incipit:
Nota quod calidum in primo gradu
55.
183r-187v
Avenzoar, Liber de conseruatione corporis humani (transl. by Arnold of Villanova) (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Liber de conservatione corporis humani et regimine sanitatis sapientissimi senis Arabici Albenzohar translatus ab Arnaldo de Villa Nova A.D. 1368 (Content authored by Nasmith)
183r
(261r)
Incipit:
Capitis cutis conseruabitur
187v
Explicit:
debet sufficere cum dei adiutorio
56.
187v-191v
Arnold of Villanova, Commentum super regimen Salernitanum (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Flos medicinae (Content authored by Nasmith)
versibus rithmicis(Content authored by Nasmith)
187v
(265v)
Rubric:
Hoc opus aptatur quod flos medicine vocatur
187v
Incipit:
Anglorum regi scripsit scola tota salerni
Ends
191v
(269v)
Explicit:
Ista super renes pecten pone sitque iuuamen
Other verses follow
191v
Incipit:
Sume cibum modice modico natura fouetur etc.
Cf. Dr Norman Moore, The Schola Salernitana (Finlayson Lecture), Glasgow, 1908