John Cassian, De Institutis coenobiorum
Institutiones


CPL 513
Incipit: Veteris instrumenti narrat historia sapientissimum...

Editions:
  • Sources Chrétiennes, vol. 109, ed. Jean-Claude Guy, Paris 1965.
  • Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum, vol. 17, ed. Michael Petschenig, Vienna 1888, online, reprint with supplement by Gottfried Kreuz, Vienna 2004.
Translations:
  • Frank, Karl Suso, Frühes Mönchtum im Abendland, Munich/Zurich 1976, vol. 1, pp. 109-193: book I-IV.
  • Vanbrabant, Ida, Instellingen. Leven en streven van monniken, Brugge 1984 (Monastieke Cahiers, vol. 26).
  • Ramsey, Boniface, The Institutes, New York/Mahwah: Newman Press 2000 (Ancient Christian Writers, vol. 58).

Early Manuscripts (descriptions in CCSL 17, pp. XIV-XXX):

Autun, Bibliothèque Municipale 28 (24) s. VIex

complete text except for fol. 17-20 = BN n.a. lat. 1629
Ms A in edd.
Guy/Petschenig
  
Brugge, Openbare Bibliotheek 134
s. XII-XIII
fol. 1v-111v

catalogue
Düsseldorf, Universitätsbibliothek K 19: Z 8/10 s. IX1/3 fragment
digital image
Karlsruhe, Landesbibliothek Aug. 87 s. IXin Ms G
catalogue
Karlsruhe, Landesbibliothek Aug. 164
s. IX1 fol. 4-112v: praefatio and book IV, c. 30-XII, c. 33 Ms T catalogue;
image
Laon, Bibliothèque de la Ville 328bis s. IX fol. 1-39 Ms L catalogue
London, British Library, add. 30055 s. X fol. 1-109v(113v)
catalogue;
online cat.
Madrird Real Academia de la Historia 32
s. X


digital image
Montecassino, Archivio e Biblioteca dell'Abbazia 295 s. VIex p. 1-64: fragment, palimpsest Ms C
Paris, BN lat. 12292 s. IX-X
Ms H persee;
catalogue
Paris, BN n.a. lat. 260 s. VIII-IX severely damaged, unreadable see CESL, 17,
XXI-XXIII
catalogue
Paris, BN n.a. lat. 1629 s. VIex fol. 17-20 of Autun manuscript Ms A catalogue
Rome, Biblioteca Nazionale, Sessorianus 66 s. IX
Ms T
Sarnen, Bibliothek des Kollegiums Fragm. 1.6
s. VIII-IX  
fragments from book X-XII

St-Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek 183 s. IX
Ms S digital image
Torino, Biblioteca Nazionale F. IV.1 Fasc. 16 s. VI fragment, palimpsest

Later Manuscripts (random selection):

Angers, Bibliothèque Publique 398 (385) s. XI

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Angers, Bibliothèque Publique 399 (386) s. XV fol. 1-47     catalogue
Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek Msc Patr. 59
s. XV pp. 1-48 catalogue
Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek Msc Patr. 60,
s. XV pp. 1-56 catalogue
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek, Ms. germ. oct. 574 (German)

catalogue
Bonn, Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn, S 2561 (German)

catalogue
Cambrai, Bibl. Publ. 263 (253) s. XIV fol. 3-94 catalogue
Durham, Dean and Chapter Library B.III.8 s. XII/XIII
fol. 1-
Hill Manuscript Library
Durham, Dean and Chapter Library B.IV.11
s. XII
fol. 2-
Hill Manuscript Library
Düsseldorf, Universitätsbibliohtek, K06:025

catalogue
Düsseldorf, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. B 51

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Düsseldorf, Universitätsbibliohtek, Ms. B 53

catalogue
Düsseldorf, Universitätsbibliohtek, Ms. B 55


Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek Erlangen-Nürnberg, Ms. 181
s. XIII2 fol. 1-46 catalogue
Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana,
San Marco, S.Marco 503
s. XIV fol. 6v-72v
manus online
Firenze, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana,
San Marco, S.Marco 538
s. XV fol. 14v-
manus online
Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek Ms 785
fol 228-257v catalogue
Milano, Archivio storico civico e Biblioteca
Trivulziana, Trivulziano, Triv.425


manus online

Milano, Biblioteca nazionale Braidense, Manoscritti, AF. XII.35

manus online
München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 14349 s. XIImed
fol. 1v-84v
not yet digitized;
catalogue
Paris, BN lat. 2157 s. XI1/3 fol. 171-188v
fragment
book I-III
catalogue
Paris, BN lat. 15670
s. XII
fol. 1-93v
catalogue
Rein, Zisterzienserstift, Cod. 81 s. XII 1-132v
Hill Manuscript Library
Troyes, Médiathèques de l'agglomération Troyenne, 2274 s. XII2/4
microfilm; catalogue
Valenciennes, Bibliothèque Municipale, 168 s. XIIIex 1-40
microfilm; catalogue


Praecepta Pinufii (=Institutiones IV, ch. 32-43):

Incipit: Nosti ait quot diebus pro foribus

Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek Msc lit. 143 (olim B VI.15) s. XI fol. 69-73v Michelsberg (Bamberg);
catalogue; image
Göttweig, Stiftsbibliothek 57 (112) s. XII1 fol 44v-46v Hill Manuscript Library
Graz, Univ. Bibl. 480 s. XII fol. 46-48v Hill Manuscript Library
Klosterneuburg, Augustiner-Chorherrenstift, Cod. 570 s. XIV fol. 89v-91 manuscripta.at
Klosterneuburg, Augustiner-Chorherrenstift, Cod. 587
s. XII fol. 63v-66v manuscripta.at
Lambach, Stiftsbibliothek 31 s. IX1/3    
fol. 111v-115v manuscripta.at
Lilienfeld, Stiftsbibliothek 113
s. XV
fol. 121v-122
Hill Manuscript Library,
Kleinmariazell
St-Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek 926 s. IX
p. 260-276  
CSEG
Torino, Biblioteca Nazionale G.V.7 s. IX 114v-119v catalogue
Vienna, Nationalbibliothek 1550
s. XII
fol. 86v-90v
manuscripta.at
Vienna, Nationalbibliothek 3878
s. XV
fol. 178-179v
Hill Manuscript Library


Regula Cassiani

CPL 1874

Incipit: Primum de habitu monachorum donante Deo...

Edition:
Ledoyen, Henri, ‘La „Regula Cassiani“ du Clm 28118 et la règle anonyme de l’Escorial A.I.13. Présentation et édition’, in: Revue Bénédictine 94 (1984), pp. 154-194.

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Clm 28118   
s. IXin
fol. 126v-132v
Ms. M
catalogue
image
Escorial, a.I.13 s. Xin
fol. 66-71v
Ms. E
catalogue


Literature:

  • Barata Dias, Paula Cristina, ‘A Regula Cassiani. Uma leitura dos De Institutis Coenobiorum feita em ambiente Frutuosiano’, in: Humanitas 52 (2005), pp. 195-244.

Floriliegum of Cassian and Sulpicius Severus

BHL 6526

Incipit: Frequenter ac saepius a me, fratres...

Edition:
  • Patrologia Latina, vol. 73, col. 814D-848D

Berlin, Staatsbibliothek Ms. 48
s. XII1/2
fol. 143v-147
catalogue
Rome, Biblioteca Vallicelliana XVII s. XI

fol. 145-158

more Ms. in bhl-database


Regula Eugippii

Paris, BN lat. 12364
s. VIex
fol. 9-77v
sections within Regula Eugippii 
CPL 1858a
catalogue


Other fragments


Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale 15111-15128
(479)
s. X
fol. 115v-119v
sections from IV, ch. 34-42
and V, ch. 2 - IV, ch. 5 
catalogue
Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek,
Schwarzach 4
ca 1485
fol. 249-278v
div. excerpts
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