Medieval theological handbookLatin medieval manuscript on paper, Bavaria
or Austria.Dated 1452 in a contemporary late gothic binding.
Sammelband with texts of Hugo Ripelin of Strasbourg, Compendium theologice
veritatis, Nicolaus of Dinkelsbühl, Confessionale and other treatises
235 leaves. Folio (31.2 mm) The manuscript in a contemporary late gothic binding,
tooled white pigskin over wooden boards, back sewn on 4 bulky split cords. No tears, or
stains in the text. Paper is crisp and clean. read more
Matfre Ermengaud, Breviari d'amor, in Old French (Occitan), leaf from a decorated manuscript on vellum
South west France (perhaps Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrénées), mid- to late fourteenth century
Single leaf, text in two columns, 39 lines in a professional vernacular hand in black ink, capitals touched in red, rubrics, paragraph marks and six 2-line initials in red ink, space left for two miniatures, each approximately 60mm. by 80mm., upper corner torn away with losses to approximately 9 lines, trimmed at top to edge of text (but wide and empty lower border present), some folds, stains and scuffs from reuse as binding for account document of 1562 for (inscriptions from this reuse upside down in lower border, somewhat smudged and partially erased). Dimensions 303mm. by 219mm. read more
Manuscript on paper (in French). 16th century
Folio (32.5 cm)
€ 3500 Description: PART I THE CATHAR HERESY. 86 leaves including index (Late 12th to late 13th) Extract from the “Registrum Curia Francia” compiled under Philip the Bold & Philippe le Bel, by order of the Court of Parliament. The pieces assembled in the first part of this manuscript, are devoted to the period in which the Cathar heresy rose to its heights. It consists of pledges to alliance, oaths, grants, peace treaties, the reclaiming the heretical lands (the terre heritiques) or the tearing down of the walls of Toulouse (Les Murailles de Toulouse abbateues), and the abjuration of heresy (the renouncing of heresy under an oath) by Comte de Commenge or the abjuration of heresy by D’estienne de German. read more
INTIMATIBUS NOBIS 29 April 1259 Written at the papal court in Anagni
A seminal document for Franciscan relations. Anagni -Alexander IV. lobt auf Grund der Berichte der Kölner Minoriten den Einsatz des Erzbischofs zu ihren Gunsten und ermahnt, also fortzufahren.Incipit: Intimantibus nobis. Adressat: Erzbischof von Köln.
Pope, Alexander IV, was a Cardinal Protector of the Franciscans, also called the Order of Friars Minor. This papal letter (not a bull!) attests of his sympathies and is addressed to the Archbishop of Cologne: Konrad von Hochstaden (or Conrad of Hochstadt, 1238-1261), under which reign the first phase of the famous Cologne Cathedral was build.read more