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Saint Ambrosius (c.340-397)

  • Saint Ambrosius, c.340-397
Late 15th Century
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Exorcismus sive conjuratio super demoniacum. With the Exorcisms of St. Zeno of Verona, and of St. Vincent Ferrier. Written in a current humanist hand, 22-32 lines to a page. Initials and headings in red. Fol. 1 (red) Exorcismus siue adiuratio sancti Ambrosii super demoniacum cum quo eijciebat [sic] demones./Domine exaudi orationem meam... 4v, line 25 ... per omnia secula se/culorum Amen./(red) Nota quod orationes predicte dicentur quoad infirmus sit liberatus... 6 (red) Incipit Coniuratio Demonum vexantium personas./IN nomine patris. et Filii. et Spiritus sancti... 11 ... et fumus/tormentorum tuorum ascendet in secula seculorum Amen. 11v (red) Incipit Coniuratio contra Demones Sancti Zenonis Episcopi veronensis. Et primo dicitur/Miserere mei deus... 12v ... et defendet vos habitantes in hoc habitaculo per/Christum dominum nostrum Amen. 13 (red) Incipit Exorcismus secundum Sanctum Vincentium ordinis predicatorum contra demoniacos/primo dicas letanias hoc modo. psalmus./Deus in adiutorium meum. 15 ... Dominus sit nobis/Clemens et propitius. 15v-End Notes on the formulae and ceremonies of the Exorcist, including a passage (fol. 17v) in Italian in which the City of Modena is mentioned.


Late 15th Century

Physical description

1 volume 17 [18] ff. 8vo. 21 x 14 cm. In covers from a vellum leaf of a 14th cent. MS. on Canon Law. Fol. 17 is wanting.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1930.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).


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