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Miracle data
Source name: William of Malmesbury
Short title: Theophilus
Poncelet Number: 1634 - Scriptura tradit antiquior quod primum de Theophilo suggerit
Reference numbers: no.1
Rubric/Title in source: De Theophilo Paenitente
Incipit: Scriptura tradit antiquior quod primum de Theophilo suggerit mens ponere
Notes: Data based on : José M. Canal, ‘El Libro De Laudibus et Miraculis Sanctae Mariae’ de Guilleremo de Malmesbury, OSB (d. c. 1143), Estudio y Texto. Rome, Alma Roma Libreria Editrice, 1968. In some MS, the miracles are preceded by a book entitled 'De Laudibus', which contains the following: I. De Laudibus Multi dominae sanctae Mariae laudes stilo formare conati libenter a) De virtutibus Namque cum quattuor uirtutes esse philosophi non tacuerint b) De Matris Dei excellentia Vnde mihi uidentur a uero alienari c) De gloriosa eius in caelum assumptione Est adhuc quod non affirmando, sed argumentando