Collection Level Description: Photocopies of Manuscripts containing Commentaries on the Gospels Annotated by Miss B. Smalley
Reference: MSS. Facs. c. 73-5
Title: Photocopies of Manuscripts containing Commentaries on the Gospels Annotated by Miss B. Smalley
Dates of Creation: 20th cent. (copies of 12th and 13th cent. originals)
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Miss Beryl Smalley
Language of Material: Latin and English
Miss Beryl Smalley (1905-84) was a scholar of medieval history and theology.
Scope and Content
Photocopies of manuscripts containing commentaries on the Gospels annotated by Miss B. Smalley comprising:
- (fols. 84v-87v) Part of Augustine, Sermo 9 (from cap. V ut fieret dies sine fine: P.L. 38, col. 80-91); (fols.
87v-90v) Gennadius, 'Dogma ecclesiasticum' (P.L.
42, col. 1211-1222, ending at cap. LIII); (fols. 91-190v) 'Expositio ex diversis auctoris a domino Ansello [sic]
Laudunensi phylosopho exquisitim collecta super evangelium domini nostri
Ihesu Christi secundum Mattheum' (Stegmüller, Rep. Bibl.,
no. 1359). 12th century. From St Evroult. fols. 110v-118, 135-190v. Annotations
and corrections throughout are in the hand of Ordericus Vitalis (d. c. 1143). (
Alençon, Bibliotheque municipale MS. 26, fols. 84v-190v).
- Commentaries of Alexander of Hales on the Gospels of Saints Matthew, Mark and
Luke (Stegmüller, Rep. Bibl., no.1151, 1152 and 1153). The
commentaries on Matthew and Mark are anonymous. The commentary on Luke is headed
(fol. 110) 'Hic incipit Lucas secundum magistrum
Alexandrum'. Written in Italy (?) in the first half of the 13th century.
From San Francesco, Assisi (Assisi, Biblioteca Comunale MS. 355, fols. 1-89, 90v, 110-153v).
- Commentary of Peter Comestor on Gospel of St. John (Stegmüller,
Rep. Bibl., no. 6578). Headed (fol. 1) 'Glosule Iohannis
secundum Comestorem'. Written in France in the 13th century. From the
library of the Sorbonne (Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS. lat. 15269, fols. 1-28v).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library by Miss B. Smalley in 1979.
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Bible. | N.T. | Gospels
Alexander of Hales | d 1245 | Franciscan, theologian, and philosopher
Comestor | Peter | d ? 1178 | theological writer
Smalley | Beryl | 1905-1984 | scholar
Vitalis | Ordericus | b 1075 | historian
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