William, of Ockham, ca. 1285-ca. 1349.
[Summa totius logicae] [manuscript].
[Bologna, between 1350 and1399]
A work of logic divided into 4 parts with an incomplete table of contents at the end (f. 102r-103v).
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
Incipit: Dudum me frater et amice tuis litteris studebas inducere ut aliquas regulas artis logice...
Explicit: Explicit logica Magistri Guilielmi Ocham scripta per me fratrem Matheum de Faventia ordinis servorum studentem bonum.
Foliation: Parchment, iv (modern paper) + 103 + iv (modern paper); [1-103]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 2 columns of 45 lines; frame-ruled in ink; some prickings visible.
Script: Written in a Gothic book script by several hands. Last part copied by Matthew of Faventia (f. 102r).
Decoration: 5-line inhabited initials with a monk's head (f. 1r, 88r); illuminated border with vines and shield (f. 1r); illuminated initials, in green, red, blue, gold, and pink (f. 30v, 44r, 59v, 61r, 71r); rubricated headings; 2-line chapter initials in alternating red and blue with red or purple contrasting ornamentation.
Binding: Modern crimson half-morocco.
Origin: Written in Bologna, Italy in the last half of the 14th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Sold by Leo S. Olschki (Florence), 1907.
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 1 (Ms. Latin 1).
The De Sacramento altaris of William Ockham, T. Bruce Birch, ed., Burlington, Iowa: Lutheran Literary Board, 1930, p. xxxvii.
The Tractatus de successivis, attributed to William Ockham, edited with a study on the life and works of Ockham by Philotheus Boehner, St. Bonaventure, N.Y.: Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure College, 1944, p. 18.
UPenn Ms. Codex 825
Logic -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 14th century.