explicare impossibile est. Si ergo


explicare impossibile est. Si ergo


Melbourne, Mon. Uni. Ms. Bischoff frag. 012
MS 1832/4

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2 columns. Written Area: 240 x 152 mm (2 cols + gutter). Number of Lines: 46 recto 49 verso. Width of Columns: 67mm. Line Height: 5-6mm. Columns Ruled. No numbering but recto marked by an 'R' in the bottom right hand corner and the verso marked by a 'V' in the bottom left hand corner. No decoration.

Content: St Augustine of Hippo, In Johannis Evangelium Tractatus CXXIV, tractatus 40, paragraphs 5-9. First line recto: explicare impossibile est. Si ergo. Last line recto: etinam stabilitatem nullam ab inmico. First line verso: expugnacionem; nullum deficienti. Last line verso: suum. Ideo ait, Reddite cesari quae. Have minimal notes from Rosenthal Booksellers and small note in German.

Publications: Patrologia Latina, vol. 35, cols 1689(l.10)-1691(l.20); St Augustine, In Johannis Evangelium Tractatus CXXIV. Edited by R. Willems. 2nd edition. Corpus Christianorum Series Latina (CCSL 36). Turnhout: Brepols, 1990.
Place of Origin: Netherlands (Zwolle?)
From the Monash Rare Books collection of over one hundred fragments of medieval manuscripts and early printed books from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries that had belonged to the world-renowned authority on medieval palaeography (the study of handwriting), Professor Bernhard Bischoff (1906-1991).






Physical Size: 1 double sided parchment page (355 x 246mm), some bookworm damage outside of text area


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