Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo

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Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo

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Date: 14th Century

Author:   Lucas Villapidanus for Nicolaus Zurn.

 

Language: Latin and German

 

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

The contents include:

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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