RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMS 215
Extentff. 129 + 1
TitleVIGILIUS THAPSENSIS
Date12th century
DescriptionContents by Sancroft.

On f. i is a xvth-cent. table of contents:
In hoc vol. cont. Athanasius de trinitate.
Item Aug. de heresibus.
Item Aug. de fide et simbolo.
Item explanacio fidei S. Jeronimi.
Item disputacio b. Aug. contra felicianum
hereticum de trinitate.

1. Red capitals: Inc. liber primus S. Athanasii ep. de unitate
Trinitatis . . . . . f. 1
Unus deus pater et unigenitus deus filius (Vigilius Thapsensis,
lxii. 237).
Handsome initial in blue, with ornament in red and green.
Lib. II. de propriis personis etc., 6 b; III. de assumptione
hominis, 10; IV. de singulis hominibus adu. nouellam
heresim potentini, 19; V. de unita ac sempiterna substancia
trinitatis, 22; VI. de beatitudine fidei etc., 27b ; VII. de
professione regule catholice etc., 31b; VIII. de fidei unitate,
34; ending 35b: deitas uirtus et unitas trinitatis. Expl.
lib. viii(us) Fidei patris et filii et sp. S. hos libellos .VIII.
transcripsi qui multa addita et immutata continent.
Inc. libellus fidei patris et filii et sp. S. Athanasii ep. Cum
legeris per hanc fidem moneo ut mei memores in orationibus
tuis. ne forsitan quisquam hoc obtrectator contingat quia
scriptum est ne proiciatis margaritas uestras ante porcos
(lxii. 307) . . . . . 35b
Credo in deum patrem - pro peccatis demam. Hoc placuit.
Amen. Expl. fidei catholice.
Inc. prol. in altercatione S. Athanasii ep. et conf. contra
Arrium Sabellium uel Fotinum hereticos (lxii. 179) . . . . . 36
Cum in manus strenui lectoris - ualeant custodire.
Expl. prol. Inc. qualiter res a principio gesta est . . . . . 36b
Cum apud niceam urbem
- assector ualeat peruenire. Expl. altercatio.
Inc. sententia probi iudicis . . . . . 72b
Amore ueritatis - indubitata sorte capessant
Expl. sent. probi iudicis inter Anastasium et hereticos.

2. Change of hand. Inc. prol. S. Augustini in librum de here-
sibus (xlii. 21) . . . . . 78
Quod petis sepissime - quid faciat hereticus disputabitur.
Expl. prol.
Inc. capitula (89). Inc. liber S. Aug. ep. de heresibus . . . . . 80
Cum dominus ascendisset
- quod capiti defuisset. Expl. hereses feliciter. 97b blank.

3. Inc. lib. S. Aug. de fide et simbolo (xl. 181) . . . . . 98
Quoniam scriptum est - quod credunt intelligant.

4. Explanatio fidei S. ieronimi presbiteri . . . . . 107b
Credimus in deum patrem omnip. - non me hereticum com-
probabit.

5. De recte fidei confessione sec. toletanum concilium primum . . . . . 109
Quemadmodum a sanctis patribus - salutem habebit.

6. Ratiocinatio magistri Willelmi de campellis quod diuina
essentia nullas suscipiat formas. cum omnis forma prior sit
naturaliter eo quod informat . . . . . 109b
Rerum omnium quas creauit deus
- quia hec est uita eterna.

7. De plenitudine fidei catholice sec. toletanum concilium sextum . . . . . 112b
Credimus et profitemur sacratissimam
- in quo oporteat nos saluos fieri.

8. De fidei rectitudine sec. toletanum concilium xi(mum) . . . . . 113b
Confitemur et credimus sanctam atque ineffabilem
- per quam etiam ad deum gloriose acceditur.

9. No title (xxxix. 2180) . . . . . 117
Credimus in unum deum patrem omnip. et unigenitum
filium eius I. C. deum et dominum saluatorem nostrum et sp.
s. deum. Non tres deos - premia consecuturi regni celorum.

10. Inc. disputatio b. Augustini contra Felicianum hereticum de
Trinitate (xlii. 1157) . . . . . 117b
Extorsisti michi
Ending 129b: retribuere mercedem.
The last leaf is blank.
FindingAidsCatalogue description based on M. R. James, 'A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace: The Mediaeval Manuscripts' (Cambridge, 1932)
PhysicalDescriptionVellum, 10 5/8 x 7 1/4, double columns of 28 lines in a fine upright hand. Good initials: green is much used in them.
Calf binding, pr. 2s.
Collation: 1(8)-11(8) 12(10) | 13(8)-16(8) 1 flyleaf.
CustodialHistoryFrom Lanthony. On f. i is a xvth-cent. table of contents in the usual hand (see Description field).
At top, erased: Morganus canonicus de Kermerd', and below this (xiii): Memoriale de Lantonia.
It does not appear in the Catalogue, which is curious.

Sheldon catalogue (Lambeth Palace Library LR/F/5, LR/F/6, MS 1047) shelfmark: G. 21
Former Cambridge shelfmark: L. [eta]. 15 (see published catalogue by M. R. James and Concordance IV in N. R. Ker, 'Archbishop Sancroft's Rearrangement of the Manuscripts of Lambeth Palace', in E. G. W. Bill, 'A Catalogue of Manuscripts in Lambeth Palace Library MSS. 1222-1860', Oxford, 1972).
Later shelfmark: quarto 66
CopiesMicrofilm: Lambeth Palace Library MS Film 1382

Available from World Microfilms Publications:
"Lambeth Palace Library: The Mediaeval Manuscripts" Section VIII. Patristics. Reel 9 (with MSS. 203, 204 & 214)
PublnNoteK. Bennett, "The Book Collections of Llanthony Priory from Foundation until Dissolution (c. 1100-1538)", Thesis submitted for the degree of Ph.D. in the School of History at the University of Kent (2007) [Lambeth Palace Library H5183.1L52].
Vigilius, "Vigilii Thapsensis Contra Arrianos Sabellianos Fotinianos dialogvs" (Turnhout: 2017) [Lambeth Palace Library D160.A1]
Samu Niskanen. ed"Oxford Medieval Texts: Letters of Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury volume I, the Bec letters" (Clarendon Press, 2019) [Lambeth Palace Library H5198.A6N5]

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