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Manuscript dated 1510 of the Latin translation by Carmelite friar Thomas Fishlake (circa 1400) of Walter Hilton's Scale of perfection, a mystical work in two books concerning the reformation of the soul and contemplative union with God, written in Middle English in the second half of the 14th century and first translated into Latin ca. 1400. The opening rubric of Book I notes that many additions from the writing of Saint Bonaventure are included (examples of specific references to Saint Bonaventure, f. 26r, 56r). Although the rubric for Book I has the customary description of the work as written for an anchoress, the opening of the prologue addresses a son rather than a sister. Preceding this work is a brief work on the Passion of Christ presented as a dialogue between the Virgin Mary and Saint Anselm, attributed to Saint Anselm in its rubric but not considered his work. Frequent contemporary and later corrections in margins. Irregular section numbers added by later hands in top margins.

Publication Date

7-27-2022

Keywords

Jesus Christ -- Passion -- Early works to 1800, Jesus Christ, Mysticism -- Early works to 1800, Mysticism, Spiritual life -- Christianity -- Early works to 1800, Spiritual life -- Christianity, Passion of Jesus Christ, Codices, Annotations, Dialogues, Treatises, Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Renaissance.

Disciplines

History of Religion | Renaissance Studies

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Collation model of Ms. Codex 1559: Duo libri contemplationis ... [etc.].

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