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Martin, von Tours (315-399)
This collection of hagiographical texts was written by various hands in the second third of the 13th century, probably in Hauterive. The presence of certain texts indicates a Cistercian origin (Vita of St. Robert of Molesme, the author Geoffroy de Hautecombe) and, based on our knowledge of medieval Hauterive, a regional origin (the Vita of St. Theodore, Bishop of Sion; the Vita and the Miracula of Saint Nicholas of Myra; the Vita of St. Elizabeth of Hungary; the Passio of Saint Maurice and his companions by Eucherius of Lyon). The end of the book contains a collection of texts related to confession. The last one of these attests a little know activity of the monks: the pastoral care of the Cistercian nuns. The manuscript remains in its original cover which, although damaged, is still well recognizable: a cover with wide flaps that cover the edges of the book. (jur)
Online Since: 04/09/2014
- Martin, von Tours: Confessio. (F. 7rb-vb)
Incipit: Clemens trinitas est
Explicit: Pater in filio seculorum. Amen.
- Bertoni, Giulio (Annotator) | Cono abbas Morimundi (Author) | Eucherius, Lugdunensis (Author) | Godefridus, Altissiodorensis (Author) | Gregorius, Turonensis (Author) | Gremaud, Jean (Librarian) | Johannes, Diaconus Neapolitanus (Author) | Leontius, Neapolitanus (Author) | Martin, von Tours (Author) | Robertus, de Sorbona (Author) | Robertus, Helveticus (Author) | Sulpicius, Severus (Author) Found in: Standard description