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TitlePraelectiones academicae decem Oxonii per D. Tho. Barlow, D. D.
ShelfmarkMS. 240
Creation Date1672 - 1673
Contents NoteA series of ten Latin sermons (each on both Romans 3:28 and James 2:24) by Thomas Barlow running from 2 May 1672 to 30 October 1673, with two more (each on 1 John 5:21) inserted that were preached in the evening ("in Vesperiis") (ff. 19r-47r, 178r-229r), for a total of twelve. The full title of the manuscript is "Praelectiones academicae decem Oxonii per D. Tho. Barlow, D. D. habitae, a Maii 2, 1672, ad Octob. 30, 1673, de conciliatione SS. Pauli et Jacobi, scil. Circa Justificationem hominis."
Material FeaturesPaper, quarto, 269 leaves. Very large handwriting. The heading for most of the sermons begins with "Praelectio" followed by a number between 1 and 7.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Barlow, Thomas
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Henry O. Coxe, Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque oxoniensibus hodie adservantur, vol. 1 (Oxford, 1852)
Other NoteCoxe notes that there are 259 leaves in the volume, but there are actually 269. From a series of manuscripts containing Barlow's lectures from the 1660s and 1670s (MSS. 233-240), several of which are primarily on Romans 3:28 and James 2:24.
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GEMMS record createdJanuary 08, 2018
GEMMS record last editedMay 13, 2022