CELT document L202000

Exegesis on the Four Evangelists


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Exegesis on the Four Evangelists

Euangelia .iiii. ideo sunt quia unam æclesiam per iiii. partes mundi dilatandam describunt, siue quia quadrangulum uerbum immota- bile est, ut lapis quadrangulus non uacillet, ut hieronymus dicit, per hoc stabilitas indicatur. euangelica. omnibus heresibus resistens, siue quia duorum uel trium testium10  numerus in lege commendatus est. unusquisque11  eorum tribus reliquis utitur.12  Euangelia .iiii. liquoribus comparantur13  matheus melli propter perfec-14  torum dulcidinem praeceptorum15  comparatur. Marcus uino propter16  austeritatem penitentiae in17  primordio sui sermonis intima-18  tam. Lucas lacti propter sincerae19  et misticæ doctrinae candorem.20  Iohannis oleo propter eminentem et omnia21  illustrantem diuinitatis lucem quae ipsius22  uoluminis exordio corruscat.23  Elimentis quoque .iiii.or principalibus24  euangelia comparantur. Matteus25  terræ quia omnium elimentorum quasi funda-26  mentum est comparatur. Marcus27  aquae babtismatis qui imprimis28  loquitur sacramentum. Lucas æri p.30629  qui interpretatur ipse eleuatus qui30  ab inferioribus nascituri hominis mis-31  teriis usque ad ascentionem domini in32  caelum continuato sermone per-33  tingit sicut aer a terra ad caelum por-34  rigitur. iohannis igni qui di-35  uinitatis ignem omnia penitran-36  tem suo protendit uolumine,37  dicente moyse: deus noster ignis38  consumens est.39  Matteus arat, marcus se-40  minat, Lucas irrigat, iohannis41  incrementum dat, ut messis mul-42  ta fidelium sit perfecta atque43  matura .iiii.or quoque temporibus44  anni comparantur. Matteus45  hiemi initia per pampinos omnium fruc-46  tuum coalenti, unde arare dicitur.47  Marcus ueri post hiemem in flores et48  gemmas erumpenti, unde seminare dicitur.49  Lucas æstati post uernum tempus cre-50  scentia terræ germina pluui-51  alibus aquis irriganti ac so-52  lis claritate eo quod ipse53  ut matteus praeceptis abundet54  diuinis et diuinitatem uirtu-55  tibus plurimis contestatur, unde56  irrigare dicitur. iohannis autumno57  post æstatis calorem et irri-58  gationem cuncta ad maturita-59  tis perfectionem prouehenti cui60  narrandæ christi diuinitatis61  et consummandi canonis per-62  fectio data est a domino, unde incre-63  mentum dare dicitur. His .iiii. tem-64  poribus annus domini acceptabilis cum duodeno65  apostolorum numero quasi .xii. mensibus66  completur.

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Title (uniform): Exegesis on the Four Evangelists

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Electronic edition compiled by: Donnchadh Ó Corráin

Funded by: University College, Cork.

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2. Second draft.

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Proof corrections by: Donnchadh Ó Corráin

Extent: 1110 words

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Date: 1996

Date: 2008

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: L202000

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  • London, British Library, Harley 1802 (also known as the Gospels of Mael Brigte), written in Armagh in 1138 by Mael Brigte Ua Mael Uanaig (see further Jean Ritmueller, The gospel commentary of Mael Brigte ua Maeluanaig and its Hiberno-Latin background', Peritia 2 (1983) 185–214; Jennifer O'Reilly, 'The Hiberno-Latin traditions of the Evangelists and the Gospel of Mael Brigte', Peritia 9 (1995) 290–309).

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‘Diplomatic transcript of Harleian manuscript 1802. f 9r.’ (1995). In: Peritia‍ 9. Ed. by Donnchadh Ó Corráin, pp. 305–306.

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  title 	 = {Diplomatic transcript of Harleian manuscript 1802. f 9r.},
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  date 	 = {1995},
  pages 	 = {305–306}


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Creation: By an Irish biblical commentator. c.1100–1138

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Keywords: religious; prose; medieval; exegesis

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  1. 2011-01-25: New wordcount made. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
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  8. 1996-01-17: Re-collation of electronic text with the printed. Entire text made fully conformant with TEI.2 in regard to mark-up. TEI.2 header created and additional bibliographical material placed therein. (ed. Donnchadh Ó Corráin)
  9. 1995-12-19: Collation of electronic text and addition of mark-up of names. (ed. Donnchadh Ó Corráin)

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