Ideae Sacrae 150 Holy Ideas Hungarian Biblical Manuscript Szent ötletek
Sacred Ideas – reflections on Biblical texts in Hungarian and sections in Latin language, unknown author.
The manuscript shows aspects of a scientific work. It is subdivided in 150 sections called ideas, stated at the beginning of every chapter followed by an explanation. At the end of every explanation is a section called “Documentum” that quotes sources from Biblical verses.
All ideas are later listed in the index section (Pp. [561-566]). The index also shows references to the verses quoted.
The manuscript itself is not dated, judging by the paper, the period of provenance is either late XVIII or early XIXc. The paper is strong and crisp without watermarks to indicate the paper manufacturer.
Pp.: 560 +  index
Size: 22,5 x 16 cm
Binding: Original half-leather binding. Extensive signs of use on the panels, wearalong the edges of the panels. Top and bottom of the spine extreme damaged, repaired with new leather, probably mid-XXc, minor holes along the spine joints. Ink inscription on the back of the back panel, edges of the flyleaf repaired, probably from the same period as the binding.
Condition: Parts of pp. 1-2 repaired, reparations not affecting text. Occasional spots and stains, very light foxing and signs of use. 4cm tear on pp. .
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