File 17 - Alysonae quaestiones metaphysicae

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Alysonae quaestiones metaphysicae


  • 1400-1500 (Creation)

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1 volume 11+ x 7+ in., 212 ff.; 31 lines to a page paper

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On the flyleaf: Richardus Hughes Bibliothecae Custos 1625 Doctore Magistro Andrews. This refers to Roger Andrewes, Master 1618-32.

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Metaphysical questions; M. R. James's no. 17. "Questions" on books i-x and xii of Metaphysics, with a table of those on books i-vii and a short prologue addressed to a Pope as dedicatee (incipit: Cum cetere sciencie ad cognicionem summi boni conferant, sanctissime pater). The unnnamed author speaks of himself as a Dominican. The volume is imperfect: ending in book 12. The final quire is in a different hand from the rest.

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