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Explicatio casuum reservatorum in Soc. Iesu: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: 1
Collection MS-2020-029: Explicatio casuum reservatorum in Soc. Iesu: manuscript


  • Creation: probably between 1652 and 1750

Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript of 166 pages, on Jesuit governance and constitution. The first section, Explicatio casuum reservatorum, is concerned with special categories of confession, and refers on page 25 to the tenth Congregatio generalis of 1652. Following sections address Jesuit housing, education, drama, reading, annotation, and writing exercises.

Pages 1-29. Explicatio casuum reservatorum in Soc. Iesu -- Pages 30-64. Instructio catechetica tironum Soc. Iesu -- Pages 65-94. Quae sunt domus probationis -- Pages 95-137. Quae virtutes magistro scholae sunt necessariae -- Pages 138-142. De lectione librorum -- Pages 142-154. De fundamentis quibus novello religioso immobiliter utendum est [with other material] -- Pages 155-157. Tentationes contra regulas -- Pages 158-165. Praxis recollectionis menstruae.

Language of Materials

In Latin; cursvie script

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical Note

Anonymous. The author has not been identified.


1 Volumes (166 pages) : paper ; 16 x 10 cm


Purchased from HS Rare Books in 2020.

Materials Specific Details

Bound in 16th-century, repurposed binding of likely German origin; limp pigskin, with blind-stamped borders; blindstamped portrait of Philip Melancthon, with caption "Forma Philippe tua est sed mens tua nescia pingi nota est ante bonis et tua est" on front cover; blindstamped figure of Justicia on back cover.

Processing Information

Title from caption on first page of text.

Explicatio Casuum Reservatorum in Soc. Iesu: Manuscript
probably between 1652 and 1750
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States