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Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library,  MS C131
Description: ff. v + 242 + v - Modern gray-green suede over stiff boards, frame and bands outlined in incised ink - The Celestines of Amiens, France, 18th century (f. 1r)
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSC131_30
Language: Latin Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-242v
Description: - Paper - 190 x 135 mm - ff. 1-28: 31-32 long lines ruled in red ink; ff. 29-242: first and last horizontals only, in red ink; vertical rulings also in red ink
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Amiens?
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Bâtarde
Other Decoration: Red initials, line-enders, captions; blue initials; sentence initials touched in yellow; 4-line initials in red and blue, decorated with penwork
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-242
Author: Benedict
Title: Rule
Title: De generibus et vita monachorum capitulum primum
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Legitur in Proverbiis xiii doctrina prudentium facilis
Notes: Benedict, Abbot of Monte Cassino, 480-547; f. ii contains an incomplete commentary on the Ten Commandments; the text is , preceded by prologue, followed by list of chapters 
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f. 1r   4-line initial in red and blue with penwork decoration; annotated in later hand "Aux Celestins d'Amiens"

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f. 16v   Printer's device pasted on (Simon Vincent, Lyons, 1508-1534) depicting Sts. Peter and Paul displaying a veronica

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f. 134r   Blue initial with penwork decoration; section heading in red

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f. 241r  

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