An Introduction to Divine and Human Readings
Cassiodorus Senator. translated with introduction and notes by Leslie Webber Jones

New York, NY Columbia University Press 1946 First edition Thin octavo. (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. xviii, 233 p. w/ footnotes, appendix, bibliography, index. A useful translation of this work by the Roman civil servant and monastic Cassiodorus. The first part discusses the Bible, religious and secular wirks useful in understanding it, and rules for monks on copying, emending, and annotating manuscripts. The second examines the seven liberal arts. Both works are guides to books for collections of the time. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 18079)

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