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Bod-Inc: A-017

Adam, Magister

Summula sacramentorum Raymundi de Pennaforte metrificata.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Bos erat ut petulans cernentibus obice cursum | Est liber hic baiulans nunc sursum nuncque deorsum. | Si cupias aliquid in utroque capessere iure, | Non a quo, sed quid tu discas, sit tibi cure'; 4 hexameters.

a2r Chappus [Chappuis], Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Michael Symon. Incipit: ‘[T]ua, Michael Symon, vir litteratissime, vita integerrima, mihi iampridem perspecta sublimi prudentia . . .’ Dated Paris, 28 Mar. 1494.

a3v Symon, Michael: [Poem] addressed to Johannes Chappus. Incipit: ‘Iam plures hyemes et plantis letiferorum | Sunt autumnorum tempora lapsa citis'; 12 elegiac distichs.

a4r Adam, Magister; [Adam de Aldersbach]: Summula sacramentorum Raymundi de Pennaforte metrificata. ‘Summula pauperum.' ‘Versus decretales.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ummula de summa Raymundi prodiit ista | Eloquio facili cunctis ut sit manifesta.’ See Bloomfield 969 and Johannes Dietterle, ‘Die Summae confessorum (sive de casibus conscientiae) von ihren Anfängen an bis zu Silvester Prierias. II', ZfK 27 (1906), 166-88, at 171-7 and Fernando Valls Taberner, ‘La Summula Pauperum de Adam de Aldersbach', Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Kulturgeschichte Spaniens, vol. 7, ed. H. Finke (Münster, 1938), 69-83, at 79-80. On authorship see Schulte II 727-8; Kaeppeli I 4; and VL I 47-50.

h7v Abirnethy, Robertus: ‘Carmen.’ Incipit: ‘Quicquid scriptores referant sermone soluto | Constrictum pedibus gratius extat opus'; 11 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Paris: Georg Wolf and Johann Philippi, 20 Apr. 1494. 4°.


Collation: a–h8.


ISTC: ia00045000

GW: GW 217;

Hain: HC 83;

Goff: Goff A‑45;

Proctor: Pr 8236;

Others: CIBN A‑20; Sheppard 6367-8.

LCN: 14062531


Copy number: A-017(1)

Bound with:
1. Magister Adam, Summula sacramentorum Raymundi de Pennaforte metrificata. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 25 Jan. 1495 (A‑018).

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled diced russia.

Size: 214 × 146 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 133 mm.

Occasional early manuscript notes.

On a2r a five-line initial is supplied in red with gold highlighting within a blue frame and with floral infill in white on a blue ground; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1848), 35.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.50(2).

Copy number: A-017(2)

Bound with A‑012; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 135 mm.

On a1r of item 1, manuscript table of contents in an early hand; underlining in ink.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q inf. 1.10(1).

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