Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS nouv. acq. lat. 1615

  • Latin
  • s. ix
  • composite manuscript
  • Continental manuscripts
  • parchment
Tracts by Bede, computus, etc.
Collection: Fonds des nouvelles acquisitions latines
nouv. acq. lat. 1615
Provenance and related aspects
s. ix
9th century
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Fleury
Fleury, St. Benedict’s monastery

Monastery on the banks of the Loire in what is now Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire in north-central France.

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The library inscription Hic est liber Sancti Benedicti Floriacensis would seem to place at least a part of the MS in Fleury.
Later provenance: ass. with Libri (Guglielmo)Libri (Guglielmo)
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

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Brought together by the mathematician and thief Guglielmo Libri.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
composite manuscript
Distinct units
ff. 1-2
Paris, Bibliothèque natio…  ff. 1-2

Part I.

ff. 3-127
Paris, Bibliothèque natio…  ff. 3-127

Part II, containing on ff. 19r–126v a copy of Bede’s De tempore ratione.

ff. 128-193
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Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] Gallica: bibliothèque numérique, Online: Bibliothèque nationale de France, ...–present. URL: <>.
Digital facsimile and bibliogaraphy. direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Stevens, Wesley M., “[I] Cycles of time: calendrical and astronomical reckonings in early science”, in: Wesley M. Stevens, Cycles of time and scientific learning in medieval Europe, Aldershot, Brookfield: Variorum, 1995. 27–51, corrections.
See especially the corrections at the end of this volume.
Delisle, Léopold, Catalogue des manuscrits des fonds Libri et Barrois, Paris: H. Champion, 1888.
Heidelberg: <link>
Dennis Groenewegen
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