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Guide to Guido de Monte Rocherii Manipulus Curatorium. Manuscript, 1461

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Guido de Monte Rocherii Manipulus Curatorium. Manuscript (Ms 23)



Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 23


1 volume, 22 x 16 cm.


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Manual for priests; Preliminary leaves of codex contain notes on the Confession attributed to Nicholas of Osimo. Text in Italian and Latin. Codex Ms 23.

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A handbook for the guidance of priests, with terse summaries of essential theology, of pastoral practice, and of the nature and use of the sacraments. Includes marginal annotations and underlinings and shows signs of frequent use.

Attached to the main part of the codex are a few preliminary leaves containing recommendations on methods of confession, written in North Italian vernacular and attributed to the Franciscan friar Nicolaus of Osimo; and at the end there are a few leaves listing the formulas of absolution.

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 23

View cover (front)-fol. 30v.

View fols. 31r-62v.

View fols. 63r-93v.

View fols. 94r-cover (back.)