De claustro animae
Hugh, of Fouilloy, d. 1172 or 3
S. Salvador (Convent : Venice, Italy) (association)
Manuscripts, LatinMonastic and religious lifeSpirituality
De duodecim abusionibus claustri
Preceded by a fragment of the author's De duodecim abusionibus claustri.
Collation: i⁶, ii², iii⁴, iv⁴, v⁸, vi⁸, vii¹⁰ [vii9-10 wanting], viii⁸ [viii7 wanting], ix⁶, x¹⁰ [x3 cancelled], xi⁶ [xi3, 5-6 wanting], xii², xiii¹.
Twelfth-century Praegothica minuscule script; written above the topped ruled line.
Leaves [1-32] contain up to 26 long lines per page (215 x 130 mm); leaves [33-67] in columns of up to 40 lines per page (225/230 x 140/145 mm).
Written by several hands in Latin in brown and darker brown ink; ruled in plummet, part in blind.
With some catchwords, guide letters, and guide words for rubrics found in margins. Some guide words printed vertically; rubrics generally written horizontally, though some in vertical position.
Quotation marks indicated in margins. Numerous marginal annotations and corrections.
Pricking visible on most leaves.
In a later (late 16th century?) tacketed, limp vellum ledger binding of Italian origin showing leather overbands and decorative lacing. Numbers and calculations scribbled in brown ink on the covers, with the name 'Barnabei' at bottom of lower cover. Some leaves misbound.
Leaf  extensively repaired with contemporary stitching.
Note at top of leaf : A[nn]o d[omini] M.C. octogesimo VII. quondam sanctum captum fuit sepulcrum (referring to the capture of the Holy Sepulchre by Saladin on 2 Oct. 1187).
With the inscription 'Iste liber est monasterii s[an]c[t]i salvatoris de venetiis. Ego fr. petrus venetus filius simonis lanzini m[er]chatori vini venetis' at bottom of leaf .
An inscription in substitution code is recorded on leaf [67v] which may be deciphered as 'Die quarto aprilis 1507 die sancte pasche. Iste liber est monasterii sancti salvatoris de venetiis'.
Title from contents.
Purchase; Les Enluminures; 2011; MS.11.022.