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Detailed record for Arundel 105

Author Augustine, Ambrose, Jerome, and others
Title Various sermons, including several of Augustine's sermons for Easter, with list of contents, ff. 1v-2
Origin France, N.
Date 3rd quarter of the 12th century
Language Latin
Script Protogothic
Decoration Large initials in red, blue, green or yellow, many with foliate or geometric decoration, and 7 with penwork decoration in another colour (ff. 50v, 60, 69, 112v, 119, 146v, 157); 1 with a cross (f. 127v). Small initials in red, green, blue, or yellow. Guide letters.
Dimensions in mm 430 x 300 (335 x 230) in two columns
Official foliation (+ unfoliated modern paper flyleaves)
Collation i-xx8 (ff. 1-160), xxi three (ff. 161-163).
Form Parchment codex
Binding BM/BL in-house. Rebound in 1962.
Provenance The Cistercian abbey of Ste-Marie, Bohéries, Picardy, founded in 1141 from Foigny, third daughter house of Clairvaux (first quarter of the 13th century inscription: 'liber sancte marie de Boheris', f. 163v).
? Thomas Howard (b. 1585, d. 1646), 2nd earl of Arundel, 4th earl of Surrey, and 1st earl of Norfolk, art collector and politician.
Henry Howard (b. 1628, d. 1684), 6th duke of Norfolk, presented to the Royal Society in 1667.
The Royal Society, London (its ink stamp: 'Soc. Reg. Lond / ex dono HENR. HOWARD / Norfolciensis.', f. 1).
Purchased by the British Museum from the Royal Society together with 549 other Arundel manuscripts in 1831.
Notes Contemporary title, f. 1.
Select bibliography Catalogue of Manuscripts in The British Museum, New Series, 1 vol. in 2 parts (London: British Museum, 1834-1840), I, part I: The Arundel Manuscripts, p. 27.

Augustin d'Hippone: Sermons pour la Pâque, ed. by Suzanne Poque, Sources chrétiennes, 116 (Paris: Cerf, 1966), pp. 154, 174, 186, 222, 234, 244, 260, 280 (this manuscript as p4).

C. Lambot, 'Le sermon CCXXIV de saint Augustin et ses recensions interpolées', Revue Bénédictine 79 (1969), 195-205 (p. 200) (ff. 155-156v of this manuscript as 'p4').

Franz Römer, Die Handschriftliche Überlieferung der Werke des Heiligen Augustinus, 9 vols, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Sitzungsberichte, 276 (Vienna: Böhlau, 1969-2001), II/2: Grossbritannien und Irland: Verzeichnis nach Bibliotheken (1972), II, pp. 162-63.

Jean-Paul Bouhot, 'L'Homéliare des Sancti catholici Patres: Tradition manuscrite', Revue des études Augustiniennes, 22 (1976), 143-185 (pp. 160-61) (this manuscript as 'K').

Anne Bondéelle-Souchier, Bibliothèques cisterciennes dans la France médiévale: Répertoire des Abbayes d’hommes (Paris: Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1991), p. 30.


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