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Hugo de Balma manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C66

Overview

Italian Translation by Domenico di Montechiello, of work attributed to H. de Balma, Gerson, & S. Boneventura, 13th century Carthusian.

Dates

  • 16th century

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

1 volume : Binding: 20th century calf. Pagination: 90 leaves [1-81 foliated in old hand, 82 & 90 in modern pencil, 83-89 not numbered.]. Ornamentation: Initials in red pasted in (leaf 1-81v). Rubrication, chapter headings in red. Capitals within text decorated in red, (leaf 1-85). Rules: Single frame of very pale brown ink, 28-29 lines per page (top line not written). Prickmarks: One pinhole in lower outer margin of most leaves. Scribe: a nun of the order of Poor Clares. Signatures: A-I^10 added by cataloger. Material: paper. ; 206 x 140 mm, text: 150 x ca 100 mm.

Scope and Contents

Leaves 1-81 verso contain the "Mystica theologia," an Italian translation by Domenico di Montechiello, of work attributed to H. de Balma, Gersm, & S. Boneventura. Leaf 1 Titulus: Inco[m]me[n]cia Lamistica theologia dellamore diuino. Leaf 1 Incipit: Le vie desion pia[n]ghono p[e]ro ch[e]... Leaf 81 Explicit: Meritera diveçeúe La Gl[or]ia a qualle trata çince[n]duca idio il q[ua]le viue e regna.

Leaf 81 verso Colophon: Fenisse Lamistica teolozia del divino amore trata i[n] q[ue]sto modo dauno venerabile Maistr[o] frate delordine diçertosa. Serita nel monast[er]io deledone de sa[n] Fra[n]cesco della crose deuei[n]esia delordene de s[an]c[t]a chiara de hoserua[n]çia r Nelliané del n[ost]ro signor mess[er] chu xpo 1500 finito a di 3 dece[m]brio. E tu lezitore prega dio per el seritore de s[er] lena [bole/o?] sc[ri]to de sua mano.

Leaves 82-85 are an unidentified mystical text. Leaf 82 Incipit: Ite[m] p[ri]ma e di necessita ch[e] q[ue]lla cossa alla quale io mi muovo... Leaf 85 Explicit: ... torna de sop[ra] e seq[?]ta la dechia[ra]tio[n]e e la solucio[n]e della q[ue]stio[n]e

Leaves 85 verso-87 are blank (ruled but not written). Leaves 87 verso-90 verso contain "Epistola de uno pontifico da poy che fo uscita di questa vita." Leaf 87 verso Incipit: Uscito tandem per ladio grazia sum del obscure & teterimo characere. Leaf 90 verso Explicit: E ad vita[m] p[er]ducat et[er]na[m] ubi semp[er] cu[m] d[o]m[i]no erimus. Ame[n]. No[n] puol chomemoris apena u[n] se qua[n]to meno experimere si puot purp[u]re, diessa ma chi ne a gusto di qualch[e] fregola p[er] viva fede cu[m] dilection charitativa facilme[n]te

Colophon [?]: Questa sop[ra] sc[r]ipta epistola adita la nema de uno vene[rabi]le e devoto pontifico da poy ch[e] fo uscita di q[ue]sta vita. apare[n]do essa b[e]n[e]detta anema da poy el sus felice exito ad uno suo devoto religioso e silidito essa epistola per[con]forto e [con]solatio[n]e de alchuni suy figlioli e figliole sp[iri]tual remasti p[er] la sua morte molto aflitti p[er] la privatio[n]e de ta[n]to p[ad]re.

Physical Location

MS C66

Custodial History

Note bound in at beginning: Prof. Bartolomae Sorio returns the manuscript to Professor Turazza, referring to it as questo testo prezioso di lingua, and mentioning publication.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Rosenthal, 1960
Title
Guide to the Hugo de Balma Manuscript Collection
Subtitle
Hugo de Balma manuscript
Author
Finding aid prepared by am, 1963. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1160409563
Preferred citation
Hugo de Balma manuscript, Department of Special Collections, MS C66, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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