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Aelredus Rievallensis, Compendium speculi caritatis; Alcuinus, Compendium in cantica canticorum – Fragment

Parchment · II + 18 + II ff. · 1170 – 1180 CE · France, Vauluisant · 220 x 155 mm


Bern, Burgerbibliothek, Cod. A 94.2
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Bongars, Jacques (Previous Owner)

18 leaves (two whole quires and one bifolium) from a manuscript of the Cistercian abbey of Vauluisant. Additional parts of the manuscript are in Paris, BnF latin 2820. The fragment contains the end of Aelred of Rievaulx’s Compendium speculi caritatis and the beginning of Alcuin’s Compendium in cantica canticorum. In 1632, it came to Bern as part of the property of Jacques Bongars.

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