Manus 9:  Aquinas, Thomas.  Summa Theologica : Pars Tertia [Third Part]. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 9
Level of Description


  • 15th c. (Creation)


  • Scope and Contents

    Language: Latin.

    Date: 15th c.

    Title: Summa Theologica : Pars Tertia ; incipit: Questio p[ri]ma de c[onveni]entia incarnationis.

    Creator: Aquinas, Thomas, Saint ; Unknown.

    Place of creation: Unknown.

    Physical description: Paper, 157 leaves ; 32 x 22 cm.

    Summary: Catholic Church theology. Part three of the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas, perhaps the single most important theological work of the later Middle Ages.

    Note: Folio. Written in a single hand in a cursive gothic script ; 2 columns of varying numbers of lines (40-70) ; writing block is 220 x 64 mm. Ruled in lead ; red initials, running titles, and chapter headings. One large decorated initial on f. 85 r. (a man’s face, floral decoration, and a dragon) ; hand-drawn colored bookplate pasted to front free endpaper. Bound in original blind-stamped doeskin over heavy wooden boards ; vellum label and manuscript title to spine ; brass bosses and intact brass and vellum clasps to front and rear cover, 3 of original 10 bosses now missing ; some worm damage to cover (common with doeskin) ; housed in quarter leather box. Gift of Peter H. Brandt, n.d.

    Former Call #: Ms. 9

    Call #: Manus 9