Prof. Dane's English Literature of the Middle Ages class will visit the Feuchtwanger Memorial Library to view materials from USC's Rare Books & Manuscripts, particularly from the Hoose collection. The following books will be discussed and examined. They are listed in alphabetical order by author. Questions regarding items listed on this page may be referred to Melinda Hayes, Librarian in Special Collections, USC.
Giles, of Rome, Archbishop of Bourges, ca. 1243-1316.
Liber sententiarum, cum duobus tabulis. [14th century] Manuscript
Location: f091.C719L 13--
Albertus, of Orlamünde, Dominican.
[Summa naturalium] Liber sancti Petri Mafordi. Philosophia Alberti Magn[i]. Summa naturali[um] Alberti Magn[i]. [1392?] Manuscript
52, , 53-143, [i.e. 144] leaves ; 21 cm.
Location: Z105.5.A44 139-
Boethius, d. 524.
[De consolatione philosophiae] Carmina qui quonda[m] studio flore[n]te pe[re]gi. [ca. 1400] Manuscript
124 p. ; 20 cm.
Manuscript on vellum; leaves written on both sides. Many illuminated initials; five finely illuminated floral borders.
Location: Z105.5.B64 14--
Catholic Church. Liturgy and ritual.
Offices for the dead.
Orationes pro defunctis. Incipiunt vespe mortourum... July 9, 1479.
96 leaves ; 12 cm.
Written on vellum; decorated capitals and rubrication. First two leaves and last leaf blank. Date appears on recto of leaf 95. Verso of leaves 95, 96 and recto of leaf 97 contain the Dies irae. Bound in eighteenth century leather, with clasps.
Location: Z105.5.C38 1479
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
De officiis. [15th century] Manuscript
124 leaves (24 lines) ; 18 cm.
Leaves xc-xcix omitted in numbering. Leaf cxviii misnumbered cviii. Illuminated border on recto of leaf 1. Many illuminated initials. No rubrication. Includes Aretini prefacio ad cosmam medicum ad librum... economicorum.
Location: Z105.5.C53 14--
Grosseteste, Robert, 1175?-1253.
Commentaria in Posteriora Aristotelis. Tractatus varii astronomi & c. Venice: Otinus de LUna, Papiersis, March 22, 1497.
72 leaves : ill. ; 23 cm.
Location: Z105.5.G76 14--
William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
Scriptum aureum inceptortis Willielmi Occham supra predicamenta et predicamenta Aristotelis. [14th century] Manuscript
88 leaves ; 21 cm.
Location: Z105.5.O35 13--
Created: 11/27/2001; Last updated: October 31, 2008
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