Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo

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Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo

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Author: Lucas Villapidanus

Language: Latin and German

Date: 14th Century

Description: Written in Langnow, Germany, by brother Lucas Villapidanus for Nicolaus Zurn.

Contents:

  1. Rule of St. Augustine, known as the "Regula recepta" (ff. 1r-3v)
  2. Constitution of the Order of St. Paul (3v-28v)
  3. Verse poetry, added in a contemporary hand, concerning monastic values, begins: "Monachus sic diffinitur / Miles strenuus in omni temptacione ..." (28v)

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