Collection Level Description: Photostats of Manuscripts of Cassiodorus Institutiones I, II
Reference: MSS. Facs. d. 78-9, e. 33-4
Title: Photostats of Manuscripts of Cassiodorus Institutiones I, II
Dates of Creation: photostats of 7th-12th cent. originals
Extent: 4 shelfmarks
Language of Material: Latin
Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator (c.490-c.585) was a Roman statesman,
writer and monk. He wrote Institutiones divinarum et saecularium
litterarum, his most recognised work, between 543 and 555.
Scope and Content
Photostats and photographs from manuscripts of Cassiodorus, Institutiones
divinarum et saecularium litterarums:
Institutiones I, II from Bamberg, König. Biblioth.
H.J.IV.15, 8th century, fols. 1v-34v (photographs), fol. 34v-68r (photostats)
Institutiones I. 70.2-84.15, from Berlin lat. 162 (Phillipps
1737)m fols. 38r-43v, 9th-10th century,
Institutiones II praef. i-ii, from Berlin lat. 176 (Phillipps
1780) fols. 46r-50v, 10th century
Institutiones I. 27.18-54.7, from Wolfenbüttel,
Weissenburg 79 (4163), fols. 9v-18r, 10th century
Institutiones I, from Vatican, Palat. lat. 274, fols. 1v-33v,
Institutiones 1 i-ix, xi-xiv, from Munich, Staatsbibliothek Lat.
14469, fols. 151r-165v, 9th century
Institutiones I (incomplete), from San Marino (Cal.), Huntington
H.M. 627 (Phillipps 4621), fols. 44v-46r, 12th century
Institutiones I, II, from Vatican, Urbin. lat. 67, fols.
71r-126v, 12th century.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1950.
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Senator | Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus | c 490-c 585 | Roman statesman, writer and monk | known as Cassiodorus
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